Tag Archives: Comptroller Peter Franchot

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

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

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

Adam Bednar. (The Daily Record / Jason Whong)

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 record-breaking 2.1 million passengers flew in and out of BWI in October. (Maximilian Franz/ Daily Record Staff)

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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Md. comptroller to attend realtor roundtable

(The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

JOPPA — Comptroller Peter Franchot is taking part in a roundtable discussion with the Harford County Association of Realtors. Franchot will provide an overview of Maryland’s business and fiscal climate on Tuesday in Joppa. Franchot, who is Maryland’s tax collector, ...

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Md.’s plans to end out-of-state youth placements hit a snag

Comptroller Peter Franchot. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS — A effort to bring back some of the more than three-dozen severely developmentally disabled Maryland youths sent to out-of-state group homes by next month will now take longer than initially promised. Gregory S. James, deputy secretary of operations for the ...

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