Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot’s job description has changed, thanks to a move by the Maryland General Assembly to strip him of his authority to regulate sales of tobacco and alcohol. Franchot, a democrat, called the move “deeply flawed.”
If you’re in the need for new appliances, the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 16 is the perfect time to save on qualifying Energy Star appliances through the annual Shop Maryland Energy weekend.
Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, said Wednesday the measure is an example of “the very darkest motivations of the Annapolis machine.”
Comptroller Peter Franchot said Tuesday that federal contractors, furloughed employees and people working without pay who are now on payment plans with the state may be granted reduced or even suspended payments during the shutdown.
The Maryland Board of Public Works voted to require state spending of more than $200,000 under a master contract to come back before the board for approval. State agencies routinely spend millions using under-the-radar task orders.
Maryland’s comptroller says 20 individuals and 25 businesses owe more than $12 million in unpaid taxes, penalties and interest.
Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot says he will not endorse his party’s nominee in the Maryland governor’s race.
The ruling allows states to require that online retailers collect sales tax, even if those companies do not have a physical presence in the state. It’s viewed as a windfall of sorts, although the real impact won’t be felt anytime soon.
A failed bill had aimed to revamp craft-brewing regulations to make Maryland’s landscape competitive with neighboring jurisdictions by removing limits on sales, production and self-distribution.
Maryland residents stand to benefit from the new federal tax laws, said state Comptroller Peter Franchot. But he also said there are a lot of qualifiers.
Two of Maryland’s top elected officials urged seniors to guard their personal information and encouraged adult children to keep track of their parents’ financial dealings as part of an effort to bring attention to elder financial abuse and fraud.
Tax cheats and smugglers have helped build a vault of contraband sitting in the basement of a government building in Annapolis, and Maryland’s comptroller cracked it open.
More than 200 bills received Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature, including a fracking ban and other environmental measures — as well as protections from tax fraud and identity theft.
Craft beer brewers face more restrictions in Maryland than in any other state, Comptroller Peter Franchot believes, and he’s determined to change that.
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