Congress urged to address threats to U.S. elections

The Congressional Task Force on Election Security held its first public forum on Capitol Hill Thursday. Maryland was one of the 21 states believed to be a potential target of Russian hackers last year.

Maryland Comptroller hosts taxpayer security summit to address tax fraud

Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot, certified public accountants, and other state officials, gathered at the University of Baltimore to discuss tax fraud. They addressed discrepancies in tax refunds, how to better detect fraudulent filing, and how taxpayers can protect themselves against identity theft.

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