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Baltimore City Power Rankings: Up for Peter Franchot for helping out brewers, down for warmongering Trump, and more

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Up for Peter Franchot for helping out brewers, down for warmongering Trump, and more

↑ Peter Franchot

You may have just been cursing his name as you filed your taxes, but let's give credit to Comptroller Peter Franchot for continuing to push for laws that better serve the state's brewers. Though the Maryland Senate was able to make some compromises on a crappy bill surrounding barrel restrictions and limiting hours for breweries, Franchot insisted on creating a task force, Reform on Tap, to study Maryland's "antiquated" liquor laws. "This task force will examine national practices, beer laws of neighboring states, and will study ways we can remove statutory impediments that hurt Maryland's beer industry," he...

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