Peter Franchot, Democrat, represented the 20th District, Montgomery County, Maryland (Takoma Park and Silver Spring), in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1987 to 2006. He was a member of the Appropriations Committee and served as the chair of the Transportation and the Environment Subcommittee. Through his career, Franchot has been an advocate for education, health care, transportation, and environmental protection initiatives. His papers include documentation pertaining to bills that he supported, on topics such as gun control and transportation issues. Peter Franchot was elected Comptroller of the State of Maryland in 2006.
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The Peter Franchot papers cover the period from 1989-2006; the bulk of the materials date from 1994-2005. The collection consists of clippings, committee files, correspondence, minutes, and working papers pertaining to bills that Franchot supported on topics such as gun control and transportation issues while a member of the Maryland House of Delegates.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Peter Franchot in 2006.