August 28, 2019

By Danielle E. Gaines -

Mixed economic indicators have Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) warning about future state budgets – even as he announced Wednesday that last year’s revenue came in slightly higher than anticipated once all the accounting was finished.

Revenue...

August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

Hassan Giordano

Last week, Maryland’s 33rd State Comptroller Peter Franchot finally announced what many have been anticipating for almost four years now – that he was considering running for governor.

The 71-year old Montgomery County native, who spent twe...

August 24, 2019

OCEAN CITY — Comptroller Peter Franchot fished in his pocket for a medallion. Not the flimsy, plastic kind that one of his predecessors used to hand out, but a weighty, embossed thing with a gold rim, the state flag and a campaign authority line.

The 71-year-old Democra...

August 22, 2019

Ryan Miner

Around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, much of Annapolis may have heard a clangorous rumble emanating from Jake Weissmann’s rather unimpressive first-floor State House office window.

Weissman’s Boombox likely was on full blast, blaring “I Hate Everything Ab...

August 21, 2019

By PAMELA WOOD

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday that he’s “seriously considering” a run for governor in 2022.

“I haven’t made my mind up completely,” Franchot said in an interview. The Democrat, who is often at odds with members of his own party, said h...

August 20, 2019

By KAYLA RIVAS krivas@stardem.com 

EASTON — YMCA campers gathered around Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, to learn about Maryland 529, a college savings plan.

A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage saving for the futu...

August 19, 2019

The Washington County recipient of a new business award being presented statewide by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is a familiar sweet spot.

Dignitaries, friends and Krumpe’s Do-Nuts workers crowded into the donut shop off Maryland Avenue on Monday afternoon as Fr...

August 19, 2019

By Ryan Marshall rmarshall@newspost.com 

For 35 years, Joe Parsley and his gas station have been an institution on Frederick’s Golden Mile.

Since 1984, Parsley’s Frederick Shell Carwash at West Patrick Street and Willowdale Drive has provided fuel, cold soda and car wash...

August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

By CHRISTINA ACOSTA

EASTON — Comptroller Peter Franchot presented a certificate of recognition to Hair o’ the Dog Wine & Spirits, at 219 Marlboro Ave., during its 15-year anniversary celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

In addition to Franchot’s citation, Se...

August 18, 2019

Aug 18, 2019 

By DUSTIN HOLT

EASTON — This year marks the 90th anniversary for Eastern Shore Nurseries in Easton, and Comptroller Peter Franchot joined the celebration Wednesday, Aug. 14, by honoring the Hemming family for their nine decades of success.

Franchot, along wi...

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