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Kopp to Resign as State Treasurer

October 20th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Nancy Kopp, a pioneering figure in Maryland politics whose fiscal expertise has undergirded the operations of state government for the past half-century, announced this week that she will resign as state treasurer later this year. Kopp was elected to the House of Delegates in 1974, and rose to the position of speaker pro tem. She quickly became recognized as one of the legislature’s leading figures on fiscal matters, and was tapped by her colleagues to become state treasurer following the resignation of Richard Dixon. Kopp said it was Cumberland’s Casper Taylor who actually helped pave the way for her to secure the position…