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Peter Franchot

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  • Western Md. Democrats may get 2014 preview

    Western Maryland Democrats may get a preview of the 2014 gubernatorial race Saturday as the likely contenders for the party's nomination converge on the Rocky Gap resort in Allegany County. While much of the official agenda is focused on this November'...
  • As DGA run ends, O'Malley likely to stay on national stage

    As DGA run ends, O'Malley likely to stay on national stage
    President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman on Monday when the group meets in Los Angeles. But neither development is...
  • Franchot is latest Democrat to reject congressional map

    Comptroller Peter Franchot has become the latest prominent Democrat to reject the congressional redistricting map drawn by Gov. Martin O'Malley and the General Assembly, urging Marylanders to vote it down at the polls Nov. 6. During a radio appearance...
  • Reject the Maryland gerrymander

    Kathleen Dumais' op-ed ("Md. congressional map is fair, legal," Oct. 29) contained several inaccuracies. I am very familiar with the redistricting process since I attended most of the public hearings conducted by the Governor's Redistricting Advisory...
  • Arbutus Fourth of July celebration offers hometown feeling

    Arbutus Fourth of July celebration offers hometown feeling
    Lured by its hometown feeling, Arbutus residents, and many others who don't live in the area, endured the heat and 100-degree plus temperatures to enjoy Wednesday afternoon's annual Fourth of July parade. Glen Burnie residents David and Michele Melka and...
  • Fulton Elementary volunteer plucks a Golden Apple

    Fulton Elementary volunteer plucks a Golden Apple
    Lisa Schlossnagle is accustomed to giving her time to Fulton Elementary School. As a parent and volunteer, she spends time aiding teachers in her daughters' classrooms, representing the school as its PTA delegate, and attending countywide meetings...
  • Fulton volunteer receives inaugural Golden Apple Award

    Fulton volunteer receives inaugural Golden Apple Award
    In Howard County schools, there are good apples, and then there are golden apples. A local mother and volunteer Thursday, March 21 received one of the first-ever Golden Apple Awards from State Comptroller Peter Franchot for her longtime volunteer work...
  • Ire grows after Towson president cuts teams

    Ire grows after Towson president cuts teams
    Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory. We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
  • Maryland comptroller warns of estate tax scheme

    Maryland comptroller warns of estate tax scheme
    Personal representatives of estates watch out! The Maryland comptroller is warning that a business calling itself IRFS in Annapolis is claiming to be collecting debts on behalf of the state. The business is sending out notices to personal...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Quotes: Remembering Schaefer

    Quotes: Remembering Schaefer
    Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987 "Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....
  • Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'

    Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'
    At a memorial service that celebrated both his landscape-altering legacy and his big-hearted if crusty-shelled persona, the William Donald Schaefer nation gathered one last time on Wednesday — friends and one-time foes alike, Maryland politicos past...