November 20, 2019

By Bruce DePuyt -

State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) is hoping an unscientific three-day poll of people who follow him on Facebook will stir the General Assembly into loosening state law regarding the sale of beer and wine in supermarkets.

From Nov. 13-15, the sta...

November 20, 2019

By: "Disco" Don Harrison

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A large illegal tobacco bust brings accolades to the comptrollers office.

The tax enforcement division of Peter Franchot's office uncovered a nearly half million dollar scam going on in Prince George's County.

More than $450,000 o...

November 18, 2019

By TImothy Young

He said shopping locally helps local economy.

Frederick, MD – Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited Frederick on recently to kick off the “Shop Maryland for the Holidays” campaign, encouraging shoppers to visit local Maryland stores for their holid...

November 15, 2019

By Peter Franchot, Special to Salisbury Daily Times

Horn Point Hatchery in Cambridge is the largest oyster hatchery in Maryland, primarily producing oyster spat-on-shell for Chesapeake Bay restoration. Julia Rentsch, Wochit

Once the Chesapeake’s most plentiful fishery, t...

November 7, 2019

By Brandon Glass

CUMBERLAND — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot kicked off his annual Shop Maryland for the Holidays campaign Wednesday at Cumberland Trail Connection at the Shops at Canal Place.

The statewide tour is hosted by the comptroller and the Maryland Retailer...

November 7, 2019

 By Erika Riley

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot brought his shop-local message to Frederick on Wednesday during a stop at Brick and Mortar Mercantile, a new shop downtown.

The brief Wednesday event was a part of the kickoff for this year’s Shop Maryland for the Holid...

November 7, 2019

By Danielle E. Gaines

November 7, 2019

Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) told House and Senate lawmakers this week that he hopes a bill to remove his office’s regulatory authority over tobacco and alcohol can be undone this coming General Assembly session.

“Thi...

November 4, 2019

By Brooke Butler

FRUITLAND, Md. – On Monday, Comptroller Peter Franchot presented a Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence to Pete Roskovich, the owner Adam’s Taphouse Grill and Black Diamond Catering in Fruitland.

Comptroller Franchot said, “[He has] demonstrat...

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