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For the latest news and information relating to the work of the Minnesota Department of Admin, see the news release listing below. Past news releases can be accessed using the archive links at right.

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  • State invests in greater workplace accessibility for employees with disabilities
    January 25, 2016 - Minnesota state government is taking steps to create more employment opportunities for people with disabilities through a new program introduced by the Department of Administration (Admin). Minnesota's Accommodation Fund will support Governor Dayton's goals to hire more individuals with disabilities by reimbursing Executive Branch agencies that make accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.
  • Admin awards Small Theater Grant to historic Canby Theater
    January 06, 2016 - Movie buffs in West Central Minnesota will continue to have access to films and other entertainment through state grant funding recently awarded to the historic movie theater in the city of Canby. The Minnesota Department of Administration (Admin) last month awarded the Canby Theater a $23,000 Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Small Theater Grant.
  • Minnesota Department of Administration nationally recognized for Green Fleet policies
    December 22, 2015 - The Minnesota Department of Administration’s (Admin) Green Fleet policies have been nationally recognized by the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA). In its first ever accreditation of sustainable fleets, NAFA recognized 13 public entities from around the nation and Canada.
  • Final State Surplus Property Auction of the season takes place this weekend in Grand Rapids
    December 03, 2015 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, December 5 in Grand Rapids, MN. The auction will include: approximately 115 cars and trucks – including dump trucks and snowplows – boat/motor packages – including a 22 foot Crestliner boat, Boston Whaler Challenger with twin 150HP motors – plus trailers, mower tractors, loaders, sweepers, a skid steer, a CAT wheel loader, shop equipment, and more.
  • Commissioner of Administration Matt Massman to tour Camp Ripley Sustainability Infrastructure
    November 27, 2015 - Commissioner of Administration Matt Massman will tour Camp Ripley on Monday, November 30, 2015 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to observe the many improvements the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) made to its facilities, including its efforts to host solar energy generation systems.
  • Capitol Preservation Art Subcommittee seeks public’s opinion on Minnesota State Capitol Art
    November 27, 2015 - Minnesotans are invited to help shape policies regarding art in the newly renovated and preserved Minnesota Capitol. A series of public input meetings will be held throughout the state this fall, where citizens will have the opportunity to share their opinions with policymakers on how Minnesota should be conveyed through art.
  • State Surplus Property Auction takes place this weekend in Arden Hills
    November 18, 2015 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, November 21 in Arden Hills, MN. The auction will include approximately 100 cars and trucks, including snowplows and fire trucks, as well as bikes, boat/motor packages, Cushman utility carts, lawnmowers, an Elgin Crosswind Sweeper, grounds equipment, office filing cabinets, abandoned airport items, and more.
  • Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council seeks three new members
    November 16, 2015 - Minnesotans interested helping persons with disabilities acquire the devices they need to live, learn, work, and play are encouraged to apply for the Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council. The council advises the state on how to carry out its responsibilities under the federal Assistive Technology Act. The council is currently seeking three members.
  • State of Minnesota Seeks Director of Fleet and Surplus Services
    November 12, 2015 - The Department of Administration’s (Admin) Director of Fleet and Surplus Services (FSS) is responsible for the operation of the combined agency fleet and the state’s surplus property operation. This position will oversee the management of a fleet totaling over 1,800 vehicles.
  • Capitol Preservation Art Subcommittee seeks public’s opinion on Minnesota State Capitol Art
    November 05, 2015 - Minnesotans are invited to help shape policies regarding art in the newly renovated and preserved Minnesota Capitol. A series of public input meetings will be held throughout the state this fall, where citizens will have the opportunity to share their opinions with policymakers on how Minnesota should be conveyed through art.
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