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August Honoree

August 31, 2020
As we all learn to adjust to a new normal resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, our security officers have remained steadfast and diligent throughout. They have been on the front lines securing our buildings in Annapolis and Baltimore constantly greeting and directing and monitoring staff, vendors and visitors. These men and women exemplify the characteristics and attributes of the finest security officers. Importantly, ...

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Fuel Site #61 Temporarily Out of Service

August 21, 2020
Attention State Fleet Managers and Drivers:
The Maryland Department of General Services is notifying State Drivers that Site 61 (50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis MD) will be temporarily OUT OF SERVICE for construction and fuel tank replacement.
Site 59 (610 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis MD) and Site 62 (Defense Highway, Annapolis MD)​are locations within the proximity, until construction is completed.
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Maryland Recognized for Successful Sustainable Practices

August 5, 2020
The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee Receives two awards for the Procurement of Information Technology
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, chaired by the Department of General Services, has earned two awards this year in recognition of Maryland’s leadership in sustainable Information Technology (IT).  Sustainable IT provides the dual benefits of saving the state money through reduced utility costs associated ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Celebrates 50th Anniversary

August 1, 2020
BALTIMORE, MD – Today, August 1st marks the 50th anniversary of the Maryland Department General Services. Over the past 50 years General Services has been an essential executive agency in state government, delivering expertise, essential services, and project management in benefit of other state and local agencies across the State of Maryland.  
“I am very proud of General Services and its ...

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July Honoree

July 22, 2020
Jeff Newsome, Compliance and Reporting Lead in the Office of State Procurement (OSP), is extremely busy. He is responsible for organizing, reviewing, validating and completing many of the required reports OSP must submit to other agencies or legislative committees. In 2020, this will include at least 10 reports, many of which are quite lengthy and require coordination of information from other ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Awards $32 Million of Grant Funding to Higher Education Institutions

July 22, 2020
BALTIMORE, MD – The Hogan administration today announced the approval of eight capital grants to eight higher education institutions, totaling over $32 million dedicated to fostering essential capital projects. The grants are administered through the Maryland Department of General Services’ Public Schools & Community Colleges Construction Program.
“Maryland has some of the best higher education institutions in the nation, and it ...

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Video Release: State of Maryland Works with Maryland Vendors to Keep Citizens Healthy and Safe

July 13, 2020
Department of General Services Office of State Procurement Works with Maryland Vendors to Obtain Personal Protective Equipment
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services’ Office of State Procurement serves as the primary procurement agency securing various commodities required to mitigate the State of Emergency declared on March 5, 2020 by Governor Larry Hogan. In an effort to secure scarce ...

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June Honoree

July 8, 2020
Captain Rebecca Labs, Maryland Capitol Police Annapolis Division Commander, is responsible for the daily operations of the Annapolis Division. She started with MCP as a sergeant assigned to Annapolis 7 ½ years ago, after 23 years with the Maryland National Capital Park Police in Prince George’s County. Her adaptability and initiative have enabled her to move quickly through the ranks. ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Awards $58 Million of Grant Funding to Maryland Medical & Higher Education Institutions

July 1, 2020
BALTIMORE, MD – The Hogan administration today announced the approval of seven capital grants to three higher education institutions and three medical institutions, totaling over $58 million dedicated to fostering essential capital projects. The grants are administered through the Maryland Department of General Services’ Capital Grants Division. 
“Maryland has some of the best higher education and medical institutions in the nation, ...

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May Honorees

May 28, 2020
It hasn’t been business as usual at DGS since COVID-19 made its appearance in Maryland. Working remotely for the most part, we continue to do our jobs on behalf of Maryland’s citizens during this challenging time.
From the first days of the health crisis, some of our dedicated employees have assumed roles that support the Hogan administration’s response to the pandemic, ...

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