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BPW Democrats: Retroactive pandemic contracts make mockery of procurement rules

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 ...

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Franchot, Kopp join call for corporate board diversity

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 ...

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Franchot promises to hammer home more messages to Baltimore County executive

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.

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Hogan, Franchot hold back school construction funds

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 ...

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Hogan, Franchot express frustration with head of Md. school construction

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 ...

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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

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