October 24, 2019

BALTIMORE — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Wednesday that he's creating a task force to examine the public health and safety implications of electronic smoking devices.

He cited a growing number of reports about serious illnesses, lung disease and deaths...

October 23, 2019



GRASONVILLE — Fisherman’s Inn was recognized last week with the Cornerstone Award for excellence in Queen Anne’s County. Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the award to brothers Tracy and Andy Schulz Friday afternoon, Oct. 18. Brot...

October 22, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (October 21, 2019) – Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced the launch of a new award paying tribute to one of the most skilled and respected lawmakers in Maryland history.

The R.Clayton Mitchell Jr. Award for Distinguished Public Service will recognize...

October 16, 2019

By: Bryan P. Sears

Daily Record Government Reporter

ANNAPOLIS — Five wrongly convicted men awaiting compensation from the state may only have a few weeks to wait for an offer to repay them for years spent locked in prison.

Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday the Board of Publ...

October 12, 2019

By CHRISTINA ACOSTA cacosta@chespub.com

EASTON — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot presented a certification of recognition to the Tidewater Inn Friday, Oct. 11, for its oyster recycling efforts.

Tidewater Inn general manager Lauren Catterton and executive chef Daniel...

October 10, 2019

By CHRISTINA ACOSTA cacosta@chespub.com

CORDOVA — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited the farm stand at Councell Farms, located at 11773 Old Skipton Road outside of Cordova, where he honored owners Jo Ann, Chip Councell, family and employees with medallions on W...

October 9, 2019

By Peter Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland

Anne Arundel County Public Schools officials currently are analyzing feedback from a recent survey to help them best determine the 2020/2021 school year calendar. As they analyze the results and debate, I would like to take a m...

October 9, 2019

By KRISTIAN JAIME Kjaime@Chespub.com

STEVENSVILLE — In a visit to bolster the oyster shell recycling program in Queen Anne’s County, on Thursday, Oct. 3, State Comptroller Peter Franchot officially gave a citation to Hemingway’s Restaurant for its restoration efforts.


October 8, 2019

By DANIEL DIVILIO ddivilio@thekentcountynews.com

CHESTERTOWN — “I feel like Meryl Streep up here, winning all the awards,” a jubilant Tom Martin exclaimed after being recognized Thursday, Oct. 3 by state Comptroller Peter Franchot on the success of the Bookplate.

With wi...

October 8, 2019

Maryland’s chief financial officer is calling for the transportation secretary to immediately stop the Bay Bridge rehabilitation project that’s causing travel challenges for people on both shores of the Chesapeake.

State Comptroller Peter Franchot sent a letter Monday t...

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