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07 Apr, 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...


10 Mar, 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...


14 Feb, 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...


13 Feb, 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...


09 Feb, 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...


01 Feb, 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...


26 Jan, 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,...


29 Dec, 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...


08 Dec, 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...


30 Nov, 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...


16 Nov, 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...


20 Oct, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


29 Sep, 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...


21 Sep, 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...


21 Sep, 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...


08 Sep, 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...


22 Aug, 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...


16 Aug, 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...


12 Aug, 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...


09 Aug, 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...


15 Jul, 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...


14 Jul, 2016, 11:31 ET Pennsylvania Department of General Services to Hold Public Meeting on the Future Use, Potential sale of Former Harrisburg State Hospital Grounds

 The Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Pennsylvania...


02 Jun, 2016, 14:07 ET Commonwealth's Third Vehicle Auction to Take Place on June 14th, Feature Nearly 260 Units Including State Law Enforcement Seizures

 The third Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vehicle auction of 2016, featuring nearly 260 vehicles, will take place on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 10...


01 Jun, 2016, 14:39 ET 2014-15 Small-, Diverse-, Veteran-Owned Business State Contracting Performance Report Now Available

 Pennsylvania Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper today announced the availability of the 2014-15 Report on the Participation...