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Eye on Annapolis

The Daily Record's Maryland state government blog

Franchot and Hogan back Kopp

State Treasurer Nancy K Kopp, left, and Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot. (The Daily Record / File)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s treasurer received words of support Wednesday from her two colleagues on the Board of Public Works. Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday in support Treasurer ...

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Md. posts nearly $590M surplus; comptroller urges frugality

Money in U.S. dollars

State government has a little extra money in its coffers after posting a nearly $590 million surplus for the fiscal year that ended in June. The state’s top tax collector, however, is urging continued frugality, citing a volatile swing in ...

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Democrats, Hogan duel over cost of expanded education

Legislation that would change how educators can assess kindergarten students has passed both chambers. (File photo)

Surrogates for Ben Jealous, the Democratic nominee for Maryland governor, say Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is deliberately misleading voters on the costs of expanding early childhood education as a campaign scare tactic. Democrats on the teleconference criticized the Republican after a ...

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