It’s something of an inside joke in the State House that the biweekly Board of Public Works meeting — scheduled every other Wednesday for 10 a.m. — starts on time if it begins by about 10:20. For state Comptroller Peter ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The Board of Public Works voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a five-year, $12 million contract award for the exclusive operation and management of taxicab concession services at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. BWI Taxi Management Inc., which has ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works has debarred a Maryland contractor who pleaded guilty to failing to pay employment taxes. The board, which consists of Gov. Martin O’Malley, Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot, made the decision to ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s property tax will hold steady for now, but Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning about rising debt service obligations in upcoming years. The Board of Public Works on Wednesday held the state property tax to 11.2 cents per ...Read More »
A Board of Public Works vote will cost some Maryland drivers their grande cups of Pike Place Roast and venti Caramel Macchiatos. Areas USA Inc., the winning bidder in a Maryland Transportation Authority project to renovate two Interstate 95 travel ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Two Interstate 95 travel plazas will be “like-new” by December 2014 after the Maryland House and Chesapeake House are renovated to bring the facilities up to par with other plazas on the east coast. The Board of Public ...
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Lawyers for the losing bidder on a project to renovate two Interstate 95 travel plazas will try to convince the Board of Public Works on Wednesday that the Maryland Transportation Authority violated procurement law in the bid process. The board ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s triple-A bond rating has been affirmed by all three bond rating agencies in preparation for the upcoming sale of general obligation bonds next month. Treasurer Nancy Kopp made the announcement on Thursday. Maryland is one of eight ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The Board of Public Works Wednesday deferred its decision on a disputed contract proposal to renovate two travel plazas on Interstate 95 in Harford and Cecil counties. The deferment pushes the board’s vote to its next meeting, March ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A state debt committee has voted to increase Maryland’s borrowing by $150 million next year to almost $1.1 billion, and the decision has left Comptroller Peter Franchot steaming. “One week we are taking in less money, and the ...Read More »