Comptroller Peter Franchot

July 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker holds his re-election kick off at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pearl, 180 High Park Lane, Silver Spring. Special guests include Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Jamie Raskin. For information, email Nik Sushka at niksushka@gmail.com or call 309.530.3775. Admission free, contributions accepted. Hucker has filed for re-election. State Sen. […]

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July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda Woman Discovers More Than $100,000 in Unclaimed Property

A Bethesda woman tops the list this year of Unclaimed Property worth more than $100,000 in a bank account, according to officials from the Maryland Comptroller’s Office. “She was a little leery at first and once we assured her this was legitimate, she was very excited,” said Joseph Shapiro, director of communications for the Comptroller of […]

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July 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

Former District 39 Republican delegate Mass Mossburg is running for Maryland Senate. As a Frederick resident, Mossburg is seeking the District 3 seat now held by former Frederick Mayor Ron Young. Mossburg is holding a fundraiser and campaign kickoff starting at 6:30 p.m. July 7 at Fingerboard Country Inn, 10240 Fingerboard Road, Ijamsville. The event […]

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April 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Has Three Members on ‘Reform on Tap’ Task Force

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot’s task force to modernize beer laws has tapped three Montgomery County residents — including two associated with county breweries. Julie Verratti, co-founder and director of business development for the Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring, and  John (Phil) Muth, co-owner of Brookeville Brewing LLC, have been selected as has Gary Hailey a lawyer […]

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March 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Biotech Receives State Award

United Therapeutics Corp. received the Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Montgomery County. Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the award Wednesday. In a statement, Franchot heralded United Therapeutics chairman and CEO Martine Rothblatt for creating hundreds of jobs and saving the lives of thousands of people. The award recognizes the private and nonprofit innovation […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week (VIDEO)

In this special edition of County Report This Week, Anqoinette Crosby takes a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2016 in Montgomery County.

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan and Comptroller Franchot Talk Marriott, CCT, Purple Line, Schools, and Liquor Control in North Bethesda (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, sat down for a conversation that was moderated by Bethesda magazine’s political editor, Lou Peck, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center on Friday morning. The breakfast meeting was hosted by The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. Their conversation covered […]

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October 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Starting School After Labor Day (VIDEO)

During a conversation with Comptroller Peter Franchot at a Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce event on Friday morning in North Bethesda, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan did not mince any words when he was asked about the controversy surrounding his executive order mandating a post Labor Day school start. “This is one of the most ridiculous […]

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August 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Signs Executive Order to Start Public Schools After Labor Day (VIDEOS)

UPDATED At a news conference in Ocean City today, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he was signing an executive order that will require Maryland public schools to start classes after Labor Day beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Hogan was joined by Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has been an active advocate of a later […]

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May 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Daly Elementary School Receives Silver Hammer Award (VIDEO)

Comptroller Peter Franchot recently presented the Silver Hammer Award to the principal and maintenance crew of James E. Daly, Jr. Elementary School, for superior school facility maintenance. “We are humbled to receive the Silver Hammer Award from Comptroller Franchot,” Principal Nora Dietz said.  “Almost every week when visitors come to Daly they say ‘Wow this is […]

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