Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot

May 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Mayo 17: Fecha Límite Impuestos Federales; Julio 15: Impuestos de Maryland

El 17 de mayo es la fecha límite para presentar la declaración de Impuestos federales al (IRS) Servicio de Rentas Internas, para el año fiscal 2020. Faltan dos meses para la fecha límite de impuestos de Maryland, que es el 15 de julio. Anteriormente, el 15 de abril era el día límite para los impuestos […]

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May 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Monday is Federal Tax Deadline Day; Maryland Taxes Due July 15

Monday according to the National Today website is National Cherry Cobbler Day, National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day, National Graduation Tassel Day and National Walnut Day. It also happens to be the day federal income taxes are due. May 17 is the Internal Revenue Service’s filing deadline for the 2020 tax year for […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Candidates for Maryland’s 2022 Gubernatorial Race: Who’s In? Who’s Out?

Candidates are starting to announce their candidacy for Maryland’s 2022 gubernatorial election. Maryland’s current governor, Larry Hogan (R), is ineligible to run for reelection due to term limits. Here’s a look at who is in, who is out, and who is up in the air when it comes to putting their hat in the ring […]

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April 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Former Education Secretary Under Obama Announces Bid for Maryland Governor

The field of candidates for Maryland’s 2022 gubernatorial election continues to grow. Most recently, John King, the former Education Secretary under President Barack Obama, put his hat in the ring and is putting education at the forefront of his campaign. King, a Silver Spring resident, announced his candidacy Tuesday morning on social media, with a […]

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April 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Defends Redfield After Coronavirus Origin Comments

Gov. Larry Hogan defended former Center for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield after Redfield said he believes the coronavirus most likely “escaped” from a laboratory in Wuhan, China. Redfield is a public health senior adviser to Maryland’s COVID-19 response team. “I am of the point of view that I still think the most […]

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March 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

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IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline to May 17

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are extending the deadline to file 2020 federal income taxes from April 15 to May 17. The IRS said in a statement that it will provide further guidance on the extension in the coming days. The guidance is likely to be related to tax law changes issued in […]

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December 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Officials Plead For State to Release $1 Billion in Rainy Day Funds

The newly-formed Maryland United for COVID Relief Now Coalition is urging Gov. Larry Hogan to release $1 billion of state funds to help Marylanders who are struggling during the pandemic. “There is unmet need as far as the eye can see,” said Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker during the coalition’s virtual news conference Wednesday. […]

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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Comptroller Peter Franchot Talks Shutdown and Alcohol Regulation Laws

MCM caught up with Peter Franchot on Wednesday while he was honoring Shapiro and Duncan’s in Rockville. Here’s what he had to say about the government shutdown’s impact on Maryland’s economy. Also, here’s what he had to say about modifying alcohol regulation laws in Maryland.

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Comptroller Franchot Honors Two Montgomery County Businesses

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot honored two Montgomery County businesses on Thursday with certificates of recognition: Bethesda Bagels and Shapiro and Duncans. Thank you @MDComptroller for honoring us this morning! It is always great to be recognized! #stillhandmade #eatmorebagels #shoplocal pic.twitter.com/Lh1uqg9jWK — Bethesda Bagels (@bethesdabagels) January 10, 2019 Franchot recognized Bethesda Bagels for “providing fresh-baked bagels […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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