Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot

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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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich on Early Childhood Ed; Franchot on ‘Oceans of Revenue’

County Executive Marc Elrich talked about his desire to expand early childhood education and why he opposes widening the Beltway. MCM’s Cindy Pena interviewed Elrich at the Executive’s Ball Monday night. Here’s what he said: MCM also interviewed Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot at the event. Franchot says the state is receiving “oceans of revenue.” He […]

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June 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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Franchot Warns Residents of New Social Media Scam

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning residents about a new cyber scam that involves social media and a large sum of money. According to Franchot, scammers are sending messages using the Comptroller of Maryland and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) logos on what appears to be a “Certificate of Completion.”  Individuals who receive the message are […]

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October 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Study Shows Maryland Brewers Generated $637 Million and 6,500 Jobs in 2016

An economic impact study conducted by the Bureau of Revenue Estimates found that Maryland brewers generated more than $637 million and supported 6,541 jobs in 2016. When the sale and distribution activity of non-Maryland craft beer was included in the projection, the estimated economic impact grew to more than $800 million. The study was released […]

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October 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland SoccerPlex Receives Proclamation From Comptroller (PHOTOS)

Staff from the Maryland SoccerPlex and Discover Sports Center were joined by Maryland State Senator Craig Zucker and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot early Thursday to receive recognition for the sports facility’s impact on the local economy. With more than 12 tournaments held at the facility each year, the SoccerPlex brings more than 650,000 visitors and […]

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October 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

‘Reform on Tap’ Task Force Comes to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

The beer was brewed in house. The conversation on Wednesday, however, was focused, in part, on Annapolis and what lawmakers would do for the state’s growing craft beer industry. About 30 people showed up at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring to hear from Comptroller Peter Franchot and other officials about proposals for the 2018 […]

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October 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Walk to School Day: Montgomery County Public Schools will celebrate International Walk to School Day today. 2. National Coffee with a Cop Day: TOMORROW is National @CoffeewithaCop Day! Join us for coffee & conversation at any of the 8 event locations! […]

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September 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ficker to Address Montgomery Republicans

The Montgomery County GOP for District 17 meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the MCGOP headquarters, 15833 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville. Guest speaker is Robin Ficker, Republican candidate for county executive. Dr. Jill Biden will speak to the Women’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road. The […]

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June 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Three County Businesses To Be Recognized By The State (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED: Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot joined State Senator Craig Zucker (D) of District 14, Delegate Pamela Queen (D) of District 14 and Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro to recognize three local businesses for their customer service and longevity in the community early Wednesday. In a recent visit to Ashton, Dempsey’s , El Andariego and Christopher’s Hardware were […]

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Comptroller Discusses Upgrades to School’s Heating and Cooling System (VIDEO)

Upgrades are coming to some Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) which is why Maryland’s Comptroller Peter Franchot joined MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, Board of Education At-large Member Jill Ortman-Fouse, and other school leaders for a tour of Silver Spring International Middle School early Monday. Franchot is one of three members that sits on Maryland’s […]

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