Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: treasurer nancy k. kopp

BPW Democrats: Retroactive pandemic contracts make mockery of procurement rules (access required)

Two members of the state Board of Public Works — both Democrats — expressed growing frustration with state agencies seeking retroactive approval for millions in pandemic-related spending that only now is coming to the panel for approval. The ire bubbled ...

Read More »

Md. treasurer wants state to examine impact of Purple Line costs (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s treasurer Wednesday called on the legislature and the governor to examine how large-public private partnership projects could affect state finances and its coveted bond rating. Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp made her comments during a Board of Public ...

Read More »

Franchot, Kopp join call for corporate board diversity (access required)

Two Maryland officials are joining the call for more diversity on corporate boards of directors and are hoping to use the state’s pension system as leverage to get it. Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot and Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp joined a ...

Read More »

Franchot promises to hammer home more messages to Baltimore County executive (access required)

Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot vowed to send more messages on providing air conditioning in classrooms to Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and said he expects fallout from a decision Wednesday to fence off $15 million in school construction money.

Read More »

Hogan, Franchot hold back school construction funds (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — A divided Board of Public Works Wednesday voted to withhold $15 million in state school construction and renovation aid from Baltimore County and Baltimore City. The vote by Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot over the ...

Read More »

Hogan, Franchot express frustration with head of Md. school construction (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s governor and comptroller say they are growing increasingly frustrated with the lack of data and reports for maintenance of state-supported school construction projects. David Lever, executive director of the state’s Interagency Committee on School Construction, faced nearly ...

Read More »

Board of Public Works reschedules meeting

Among the items what will be decided are a plan to spend $20 million transferred from the state's rainy day fund on expenses related to the riot and state of emergency in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died while in the custody of Baltimore City police

Read More »