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U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Sunday, August 4, 2019

August 4, 2019

By executive order the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019. This is done as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible acts of violence perpetrated on August 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas and August 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. As a matter of ... Learn more

July Honoree – Security Officer Mechiko Moulden

July 30, 2019

Security Officer Mechiko Moulden is with the MCP Annapolis Detachment. While on afternoon bike patrol in late April this year, she noticed a white ford van sitting in the middle of Calvert and Saint John’s streets. She approached the van and noticed that the driver was dazed and confused. Security Officer Moulden also saw that the van was in gear. ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Tuesday, July 23, 2019

July 23, 2019

As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of John Paul Stevens, retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, by executive order the United States Flag is to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on the day of his interment, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Announces eMaryland Marketplace Advantage Goes Live

July 22, 2019

Maryland Department of General Services Office of State Procurement launches new e-procurement system
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced the Office of State Procurement launched the state’s new e-procurement system eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA). This initiative is a direct result of Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 Commission to Modernize State Procurement, led by Lt. Governor Boyd K. ... Learn more

Hogan Administration Announces $8.3 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 1st Half of 2019

July 17, 2019

Department of General Services & the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives Works with Federal Program to Secure Surplus Resources
 
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that in the first half of 2019, the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), which is the agency of record in the State of Maryland for the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program, and the ... Learn more

General Services Tests Maryland State House Dome Fire Suppression System

July 11, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Tomorrow at 9AM, the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) Facilities Operation and Maintenance staff along with Advance Fire Protection Systems Technicians will conduct a system test on the Maryland State House Dome deluge system. Testing of the deluge system occurs annually to ensure that all components of the fire suppression system are properly functioning.
“The State House ... Learn more

June Employee of the Month – MCP Officer Herring

July 9, 2019

Officer Herring serves on the Maryland Capitol Police Baltimore Detachment night shift, working when most of us are asleep. He patrols the Baltimore & Inner Harbor Complex, making security checks of buildings and offices, checking on fellow security staff, and enforcing the law as needed.
In January this year, Officer Herring was on mobile patrol when he observed a traffic violation on ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Wednesday, June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Firefighter Michael Powers of the Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department, who died in the line of duty on June 25, 2019.
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Hogan Administration Announces Energy Saving Initiative, “Maryland Leads by Example”

June 25, 2019

Reduce Energy Consumption in State-owned Buildings by 10%
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today signed the “Maryland Leads by Example” Executive Order, which directs the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) to develop and manage an energy savings initiative in state-owned buildings.
“Our administration is committed to ensuring that our state-owned buildings are as energy ... Learn more

Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Saturday, June 1, 2019

June 14, 2019

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment, Friday, June 21, 2019. This action is in honor of R. Clayton Mitchell, Jr., Former Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, who died Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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