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Deputy Secretary A. Leigh Williams is Luncheon Speaker at National Conference Focused on Crafting a Plan that will Protect Critical Infrastructure

March 24, 2017

Deputy Secretary of Energy A. Leigh Williams was the luncheon speaker at a March 16, 2017 conference hosted by the National Guard Association of the U.S. Attendees included stakeholders from around the country, including Homeland Security, FBI, National Guard, hospitals, water utilities and private businesses.
They gathered with the goal of creating a strategy for protecting critical infrastructure and were focused ... Learn more

CAUGHT Doing Great Service — Becky Vodusek

March 24, 2017

Becky Vodusek is a valued employee at the Maryland Capitol Police Baltimore headquarters. Since her first day about three years ago, she has shown a willingness and desire to assist however she can. She keeps day-to-day functions running smoothly and is involved in every facet of MCP’s operations. Among her many duties, she is the receptionist, Human Resources liaison, hiring ... Learn more

CAUGHT Doing Great Service – Michele Sanders

March 23, 2017

Although Michele Sanders is a new addition to the Maryland Capitol Police Annapolis Detachment, she has worked for the Maryland Capitol Police for four years. She is an outstanding employee who takes courteous customer service very seriously and can always be counted on to treat people with respect and professionalism. Ms. Sanders portrays the department in a very positive light ... Learn more

Message to Vendors

March 21, 2017

Please be advised that a fraudulent email message is being distributed to Maryland vendors. Click here to view. 
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Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Maryland Judiciary Celebrate Groundbreaking for New Catonsville Courthouse

March 13, 2017

BALTIMORE – The Department of General Services today hosted the groundbreaking for the new Catonsville District Courthouse in Baltimore County. The 130,000-square-foot facility, located on 5.9 acres in the Rolling Crossroads Professional Park, will have eight court rooms and will also house four state judicial agencies. General Services, who will oversee construction of this project, provides a wide variety of ... Learn more

DGS Celebrates Women’s History Month

March 7, 2017

DGS Celebrates Women’s History Month 
2017 Theme
“Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” 
Maryland history boasts trailblazing women in labor and business who remain an inspiration and serve as role models to this day. Many of the represent firsts: the first woman publisher, Mary Catherine Goddard; the first woman to run a print shop, Anne Catherine Hoof Green; the first American-born saint, ... Learn more

Employee of the Month – MCP Security Officer George Gibson

March 7, 2017

For the past 30 years, Security Officer George Gibson has been providing excellent service to the employees and visitors at the Baltimore Complex. He is always on time for his shift and presents a positive, professional image. When asked to work overtime, he doesn’t hesitate to say “Yes.”
Security Officer Gibson’s regular post at 500 Centre St. can be demanding, as ... Learn more

Renovations to Enoch Pratt Library in Full Swing

March 1, 2017

Enoch Pratt Free Library
Secretary Churchill and members of his staff received a tour of the iconic Enoch Pratt Library from John Durcan, Gilbane Construction project manager, on Tuesday, February 28. The top to bottom tour illustrated the huge undertaking, overseen by DGS, to renovate this historic Baltimore City gem.
Constructed in the 1930s, the Enoch Pratt Library is a fine example ... Learn more

DGS Gets Kudos from Maryland-based A/E Professional Associations

February 16, 2017

DGS keeps its Customer Service Promise to be courteous, responsive and transparent with its clients.
Quoting from the article below, “DGS has been a strong supporter of the AIA and ACEC.” …. “In particular, Secretary Churchill and Assistant Secretary Buckler have been strong advocates for efficient and effective design services, intelligently aligning best practices with State policy.”
Read more about DGS’s productive ... Learn more

‘DGS Delivers’ History. . . Harriett Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

February 13, 2017

Born a slave on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Harriett Tubman became famous as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad during the 1850s. She fled north from Maryland in 1849 to escape a harsh existence as a field hand who endured brutal beatings. Armed with determination, fearlessness, the pistol at her side and her faith in God, she returned south at least ... Learn more