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Maryland State Fair to Receive Award

The Maryland State Fair will receive the 2014 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award.

08/21/2014

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Md. Comptroller: School Should Start After Labor Day

The first school bell of the year should not ring until after Labor Day, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot maintains, and now he’s planning to start a petition to see how many people agree with him.

08/11/2014

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Maryland Schools May Adopt Post-Labor Day Start

Comptroller Peter Franchot is praising a vote by a state task force to recommend a longer summer break for Maryland students.

05/20/2014

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Md. Revenues $238M Less Than Projected

Maryland officials have revised the state’s revenues down by about $238 million.

03/06/2014

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Bill Would Allow Holding Tax Refunds Over Warrants

A measure in the Maryland House of Delegates would enable the state to withhold tax refunds from people with outstanding warrants.

02/25/2014

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Erotic Fiction Writer Tops List of Md. Tax Scofflaws

An author of erotic fiction is at the top of a list of people in Maryland who owe back taxes.

01/27/2014

Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding outsize influence on America's economy and politics. This little-known group may pose the biggest barrier to reducing the nation's income inequality. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Comptroller Supports Changing Estate Tax

Comptroller Peter Franchot is expressing support for Maryland to recouple its estate tax with the federal government.

01/16/2014

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O’Malley Gets $271 in Royalties for Movie Role

For once, Gov. Martin O’Malley got a pleasant surprise from Comptroller Peter Franchot at the start of a Board of Public Works meeting.

05/15/2013

Panel Recommends Major Tax Law Changes

Joint Tax Returns Could be Coming to Same-Sex Married Couples in Md.

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he’ll work to ensure that same-sex married couples can file joint tax returns in the state.

12/19/2012

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Franchot Turns Down Gubernatorial Race; Will Seek Re-Election As Comptroller

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he will seek re-election as comptroller instead of running for governor in 2014.

12/11/2012

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