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Laurie DeWitt/The Gazette
Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot addresses the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee with Director of Administration & Finance Ken Smith on Tuesday. Now that Franchot doesn't have to fight the return of slots to Maryland, he will have to heal relationships he hurt along the way. "I think the absence of the slots battle and the presence of the global fiscal meltdown has created a whole new dynamic," Franchot says.