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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 23, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY- Comptroller Franchot Honors Retired Deputy Comptroller Linda L. Tanton



Media Advisory

Comptroller Franchot Honors Retired Deputy Comptroller Linda L. Tanton
- Agency Facility Designated as Linda L. Tanton Technology Center -


WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot
                       Treasurer Nancy Kopp
                       Comptroller of Maryland representatives
                       Friends and family of Mrs. Tanton


WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will dedicate the state’s Annapolis Data Center in honor of retired Deputy Comptroller Linda L. Tanton. Mrs. Tanton, a Baltimore City resident, retired from the agency in December 2012 after more than 35 years of exemplary state service including six years as Maryland’s Deputy Comptroller. During her tenure as Deputy Comptroller, she positioned the agency as a national leader in taxpayer service, tax fairness and technology innovation.

                       Called a trailblazer, Tanton was the first woman to ever head the Comptroller’s Compliance Division and the first woman to serve as Deputy Comptroller. Thanks to her leadership, the agency recaptured more than $2 billion in uncollected tax liabilities from January 2007- December 2012.


WHEN:          Wednesday, July 24, 2013


WHERE:       1 p.m.
Annapolis Data Center
108 Carroll Street
Annapolis, MD 21401



CONTACT:  Kim Frum 410-260-7210 (office), 443-949-1583 (cell)