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Hogan Administration Announces Coordinated Effort to Bring 500,000 Meal Kits to Marylanders in Need

February 21, 2018
Meals Will Be Distributed to Nonprofit Organizations Across the State ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced a partnership between the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives (GOCI), and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to coordinate the acquisition and distribution  ...Learn more

Governor Larry Hogan Announces the Completion of State Center Study

January 24, 2018
Governor Reaffirms Commitment to State Center Redevelopment, Study Concludes Strong Potential for Retail, Housing, Grocery Store, Schools, and Office Space ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the completion of the Baltimore State Center Site Alternative Land Use Study conducted by the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA). State Center is a government complex  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Upgrades Lighting on Maryland State House Dome

January 10, 2018
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) will commemorate the beginning of the 2018 legislative session with greater illumination of the Maryland State House Dome beginning at sundown on January 10, 2018. As a part of DGS scheduled maintenance replacement, the old lights were replaced with new  ...Learn more

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Accountability in Education Initiatives

January 8, 2018
Proposes Legislation to Fix Failing Schools, Establish Education Investigator General; Provides $2.5 Million for Emergency Repairs & $11 Million in Additional Funding for Baltimore City Schools ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of legislative and administrative initiatives to improve accountability in Maryland’s K-12 public schools, as  ...Learn more

Government House Gets Ready to Open its Doors to the Public

December 8, 2017
The staff at Maryland’s Government House, at 110 State Circle, have been extra busy this week. On Wednesday, they were anticipating the arrival of several hundred state employees for a holiday open house and the opportunity to meet their boss, Gov. Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan. On Saturday,  ...Learn more

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Violent Crime Initiatives

December 6, 2017
Includes Targeted Assistance for Baltimore City, Truth-in-Sentencing Legislation, Intelligence Sharing to Combat Gangs and Criminal Networks Across Maryland ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today joined with federal, state, and local law enforcement officers and officials to announce a series of initiatives to combat criminal gang enterprises and repeat violent offenders  ...Learn more

State Hosts 2017 National Association of State Facilities Administrators East & Southeast Regional Meeting

November 15, 2017
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today hosted the two-day conference of the 2017 National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA) East & Southeast Regions in Annapolis, MD. NASFA is the only association dedicated exclusively to the state facilities profession and the unique challenges they face.  ...Learn more

State Hosts 2017 Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit for Small, Minority, Women, & Veteran-Owned Businesses

November 13, 2017
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), and the University System of Maryland (USM) today hosted the 3rd annual Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurial Training Summit. The summit, which was held in Ellicott City at the Turf Valley Conference Center, attracted over  ...Learn more

Hogan Administration Releases Customer Service Initiative Annual Report

October 4, 2017
Highlights Improved Customer Service Across State Agencies on Customer Experience Day ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the release of the Governor’s Customer Service Workgroup’s first official Annual Report, which highlights the administration’s progress in improving customer service across all state agencies. The Customer Service Workgroup was established  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services to Display POW/MIA Flag on State Building Grounds

October 1, 2017
BALTIMORE, MD – Effective today, the Department of General Services will be raising the POW/MIA flag at 26 different buildings. House Bill 664/Senate Bill 579, which was signed into law this past session, requires the Secretary of the Maryland Department of General Services and the Secretary of Transportation to fly  ...Learn more

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