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Aug 08, 2014, 15:14 ET

Seized Classic, Luxury Vehicles to Highlight Aug. 19 State Fleet Auction in Pennsylvania

Classic and luxury vehicles seized by Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies will be available as part of an offering of nearly 400 vehicles when...

Jul 14, 2014, 14:20 ET

Pennsylvania Departments of General Services, Transportation Seek Buyers to Purchase, Preserve Historic Pike County Bridge

The Pennsylvania Departments of General Services and Transportation are seeking buyers interested in purchasing and preserving the historic Pond...

Jun 19, 2014, 13:01 ET

Commonwealth to Auction off More than 450 Vehicles on June 24

More than 450 vehicles will be auctioned off in Dauphin County when the commonwealth holds its third state fleet auction of the year at 10 a.m. on...

Jun 10, 2014, 13:35 ET

Price Reduced for Scranton National Guard Armory

 The Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) today announced that the minimum acceptable bid to purchase the Scranton National Guard...

May 28, 2014, 12:24 ET

Online PennDOT Heavy Equipment Auction Currently Underway

State General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips announced today that more than 230 items are currently up for public bid during the online...

Apr 22, 2014, 13:22 ET

April 29 State Fleet Auction to Feature More Than 360 vehicles

More than 360 vehicles will be auctioned off when the commonwealth holds its second state fleet auction on Tuesday, April 29 at the Manheim Central...

Apr 15, 2014, 13:27 ET

Pennsylvania General Services Announces Real Estate Property Purchasing Opportunities in Columbia, Elk and Lackawanna Counties

The state Department of General Services today announced that parties interested in purchasing any of the three Pennsylvania armories now for sale...

Feb 06, 2014, 13:15 ET

First Pennsylvania State Vehicle Auction of 2014 Slated for Feb. 25

More than 400 units available featuring ATVs, Snowmobiles, SUVs and more The state department of General Services today announced that the...

Jan 17, 2014, 13:15 ET

Oversight for Year Two of Public Construction Employment Verification Act to Focus on Outreach

Increased Audits Also Planned for 2014 State General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips said today the department will continue to build on...

Dec 04, 2013, 14:15 ET

"Motor Monday" Closes out the Year with Nearly 400 Vehicles Available at Public Auction on Dec. 9

 Monday, Dec. 9, will be the final chance this year for the public to bid on commonwealth-owned vehicles. The year-end installment of "Motor...

Oct 16, 2013, 13:20 ET

Public Bid Period on Former Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute Property, 12 Other Properties, to Close Over Next 40 Days

Opportunities to bid on the former Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute and 12 other state properties will end at various times over the next...

Oct 16, 2013, 12:50 ET

"Motor Monday" Returns on Oct. 21 with More Than 600 Units including 38 Front-Line Ready Vehicles, More Than 40 Motorcycles

On Monday, Oct. 21, the state will host the fifth installment of "Motor Monday" with more than 600 state vehicles up for bid including 38...

Sep 23, 2013, 11:45 ET

PA Capitol Police Receive National Advanced Law Enforcement Reaccreditation

The Pennsylvania Capitol Police recently received its national Advanced Law Enforcement Reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for...

Aug 07, 2013, 15:45 ET

"Motor Monday" to Offer Mercedes, Motorcycles and More

State's Automotive Fleet Auction of Nearly 700 Vehicles to be Held Aug. 12 On Monday, Aug. 12, the commonwealth will host the latest...

Jul 17, 2013, 12:35 ET

37 Surplus State Properties Now Available for Public Sale

Legislation Enables Commonwealth to Present Largest Offering of State Properties for Sale in Decades   State General Services Secretary...

Jun 26, 2013, 11:57 ET

Former Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute Property in Philadelphia Now Up for Public Bid

 State General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips today announced the former Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute property located in...

Jun 07, 2013, 14:44 ET

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Names New Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent

 State General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips today thanked retiring Pennsylvania Capitol Police Superintendent Richard K. Shaffer for his...

May 30, 2013, 13:20 ET

"Motor Monday" Returns on June 10 With Motorcycles and a Maserati

The commonwealth will host one of the largest state vehicle auctions featuring more than 665 units highlighted by 27 motorcycles, a Maserati...

May 23, 2013, 16:08 ET

Pennsylvania Agency Collaboration, Consolidation of State Print Services Leads to More Than $1.1 million in Savings for the Commonwealth

 State General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips today announced the department's efforts to reduce the cost of government operations has...

May 14, 2013, 13:52 ET

Registration Now Open for Pennsylvania Small Businesses Expo on City, State, Federal Contracting Opportunities

 Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Small Business Expo ­– an event to help business owners navigate the process for...