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Tag Archives: Comptroller Peter Franchot

Appellate court upholds dismissal of class action over ‘piggyback tax’

An intermediate appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a $38 million lawsuit filed by a class of Maryland taxpayers who sued the state comptroller after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state’s “piggyback tax.” The Court of Special ...

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Ground Up Podcast: Talking ‘bipartisan bro show,’ $15 minimum wage and tax cuts in Annapolis

Bryan P. Sears, The Daily Record’s government reporter, updates us on the Maryland General Assembly’s 2019 session. We talk about Comptroller Peter Franchot fighting with Democratic lawmakers in Annapolis, the cost of school funding, tax cuts and a lot more. ...

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$60M expansion, renovation of BWI’s Southwest terminal approved

A request for a $60 million expansion and renovation of the Southwest Airline terminal at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport led to a rare public disagreement between the governor and comptroller on the handling of a controversial change in landing patterns at the airport.

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