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Jun 07, 2017, 16:42 ET June 13 Pennsylvania Commonwealth Vehicle Auction to Feature 400-Plus Units Highlighted by State Law Enforcement Agency Seized Vehicles

The public is encouraged to attend the commonwealth's third vehicle auction of 2017 on Tuesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. This auction will be held at...


May 25, 2017, 11:04 ET Pennsylvania Commonwealth Flag Notifications Now Available Through AlertPA

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today announced that the public will now be able to receive flag notifications through the AlertPA, or Code Red,...


May 22, 2017, 15:18 ET Pennsylvania Awards Contract to Conduct First-Ever Disparity Study on Small Diverse Businesses in State Government Contracting

Pennsylvania Department of General Services Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities Kerry L. Kirkland today...


Apr 07, 2017, 14:22 ET More Than 350 Units Available for Public Purchase at Commonwealth Vehicle Auction to be Held Tuesday, April 11

More than 350 motorcycles, utility trucks, sedans and more will be available for public purchase during the Commonwealth Vehicle Auction to be held...


Mar 10, 2017, 12:32 ET Pennsylvania Department of General Services Releases Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities 2015-16 Annual Report

Pennsylvania Department of General Services Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities Kerry L. Kirkland today...


Feb 14, 2017, 11:44 ET Pennsylvania Department of General Services Submits DGS Annex Recommendations Plan To Pennsylvania General Assembly

State General Services Secretary Curt Topper today announced that the department has submitted the "Department of General Services Annex...


Feb 13, 2017, 11:17 ET Pennsylvania Capitol Police Issue Information on Weekend Vandalism Incident in Main Capitol Building

Pennsylvania Capitol Police have issued information regarding a break-in and vandalism that occurred on Sunday, February 12, 2017. On the morning...


Feb 09, 2017, 16:09 ET Wide Variety of Luxury Vehicles Available Among More Than 290 Units for Public Purchase During First Auction of 2017 on February 14

A wide variety of luxury vehicles seized by state law enforcement agencies will be among more than 290 motorcycles, sedans, SUVs, utility trucks...


Feb 01, 2017, 11:57 ET Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol

Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) Director of...


Jan 26, 2017, 13:30 ET Pennsylvania Seeks Qualified Contractors to Provide Services for Upcoming Guaranteed Energy Savings Projects

The Pennsylvania Department of General Services recently issued an Invitation to Qualify, or ITQ, seeking contractors interested in designing,...


Dec 29, 2016, 15:05 ET Mechanics' Lien State Construction Notices Directory Now Available Online

The Pennsylvania Department of General Services today announced the online availability of the State Construction Notices Directory, an interactive...


Dec 08, 2016, 14:46 ET Pennsylvania Capitol Police Traffic Stop Results in Arrest, Seizure of 2.5 Pounds of Marijuana, Cash and Drug Paraphernalia

Pennsylvania Capitol Police today announced Terrance K. Miller, Jr., 32 of Harrisburg has been arrested and charged in connection with a routine...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:04 ET Over 330 Vehicles Available for Purchase During Final Commonwealth Vehicle Auction of 2016

The final commonwealth vehicle auction of 2016 will take place on Tuesday, December 2, 2016 at 10 a.m., at the Manheim Keystone Auto Auction...


Nov 16, 2016, 09:30 ET Annual State Capitol Complex Crow Dispersal Program Starts Nov. 21

On Monday Nov. 21st, the Department of General Services will start the 19th Annual State Capitol Complex Crow Dispersal Program, which makes use of...


Oct 20, 2016, 12:28 ET Pennsylvania Capitol Police Upgrade to In-Car Camera Technology

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Superintendent Joe Jacob today announced the police force has recently upgraded its patrol vehicles with in-car camera...


Oct 13, 2016, 16:04 ET Fifth Commonwealth Auto Auction of the Year to Take Place on October 18th, Will Feature More than 360 Vehicles for Public Purchase

The Pennsylvania Department of General Services will hold its fifth commonwealth vehicle auction of the year with more than 360 vehicles available...


Sep 29, 2016, 12:54 ET Pennsylvania Capitol Police Open Downtown Harrisburg Substation

State Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Capitol Police Deputy Superintendent Kevin Brown were joined by Bradley...


Sep 21, 2016, 14:16 ET Pennsylvania's SCI Cresson Property in Cambria County Bid Re-Issued Public Purchase, Price Reduced to $500,000

 State Department of General Services Curt Topper today announced the former SCI Cresson Property in Cambria County has been re-issued for...


Sep 21, 2016, 14:16 ET Sunbury National Guard Armory Public Bid Re-Issued with No Historical Restrictions, Bids Due December 6th

The state Department of General Services today announced that parties interested in placing a bid for the purchase of the Sunbury National Guard...


Sep 08, 2016, 08:56 ET 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration to Take Place on Sept. 20th

The Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, or GACLA, today announced a multi-agency celebration commemorating Hispanic...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:51 ET Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Announces Approval of 2016-17 Capital Budget Totaling More Than $276 Million Covering 33 Projects

 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today announced his approval the 2016-17 Capital Budget that will provide $276 million in funds for 33 projects...


Aug 16, 2016, 09:21 ET More Than 60 Motorcycles to Highlight Commonwealth Vehicle Auction on August 23rd, More Than 300 Total Units Available for Bid

More than 60 motorcycles will be among an offering of more than 300 vehicles available for public auction on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10 a.m. at...


Aug 12, 2016, 11:47 ET Three Pennsylvania Regional Networking Opportunities for Small Diverse -, Small - Businesses Interested in Job Order Contracting Announced

Small Diverse Businesses (SDBs) and Small Businesses (SBs) interested in sub-contractor opportunities through Job Order Contracting, or JOC, as...


Aug 09, 2016, 12:46 ET PA Capitol Police Department Receives State, International Reaccreditation

State General Services Secretary Curt Topper today announced the Pennsylvania Capitol Police Department recently received its fourth state...


Jul 15, 2016, 15:07 ET PA Capitol Police Administer Naloxone to Save Unresponsive Female

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Superintendent Joe Jacob today announced an officer from the 3rd Platoon was able to successfully administer the...