Peter Franchot

April 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Maryland Comptroller Awards Gaithersburg Woman for Volunteer Work

Gaithersburg HELP is a faith collaborative that assists area residents in need of essentials such as food, clothing, medicine and transportation. Janet Nuemann became a volunteer for the cause more than 10 years ago, and people say she’s gone above and beyond for the organization ever since. To honor all her effort, Comptroller Peter Franchot […]

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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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July 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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Franchot Lists People, Businesses Who Owe Taxes to State

Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday released the names of 20 people and 25 businesses that collectively owe the state $12.7 million in back taxes, penalties and interest. “I want you to know that I understand that people and businesses sometimes fall on hard times, and my offices are more than willing to work out a […]

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June 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hero Dogs Receives Proclamation From State Officials

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot presented a proclamation to staff at Hero Dogs for the organization’s commitment to Maryland veterans and first responders. Hero Dogs is a local nonprofit that trains and places service dogs with veterans free of charge, according to a news release. “Hero Dogs is very appreciative of the recognition from Mr. Franchot […]

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June 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Hero Dogs in Gaithersburg to be Recognized by State Officials

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is expected to travel to Gaithersburg Thursday to present a proclamation to Hero Dogs. Hero Dogs is a nonprofit that raises, trains, and places service dogs with military veterans for free with lifetime support. With more than 100 volunteers, Hero Dog also trains dogs to help in group therapeutic environments at […]

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March 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Peter Franchot Headlines Small Business Network Series March 8 at MCM

Peter Franchot was the featured speaker at the March 8 Small Business Network (SBN) event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Peter Franchot was elected Maryland’s 33rd Comptroller in 2006 and overwhelmingly reelected in 2010 and again in 2014. As Comptroller, Peter Franchot has been an independent voice and fiscal watchdog for the taxpayers […]

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March 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 8 in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network: Peter Franchot headlines the Small Business Network today at MCM’s studios. Watch the livestream on the MyMCMedia.org website beginning at 9 a.m. 2. Council Committee Meetings: The T&E Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the proposed capital improvement transportation budget. A […]

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January 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part Two

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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