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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 Surplus Property Auction takes place this weekend in Grand Rapids
    August 26, 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, August 29 in Grand Rapids, MN. The auction will include approximately 50 cars and trucks, loaders, plow trucks, mowers, weed whips, canoes, kayaks, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), snowmobiles, auto and wood shop equipment, and much more.
  • Minnesota establishes state certification to help veteran-owned small businesses compete for state contracts
    August 18, 2015 - Department of Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs partner to help more Minnesota veteran-owned businesses qualify for preferences
  • Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities releases new publication celebrating more than 25 years of disability advocacy
    August 13, 2015 - The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities has released a new eBook spotlighting the important work of disability advocates around the world. The book, titled “Changing Lives. Changing Policies.” commemorates 27 years of the council’s Partners in Policymaking Program® and coincides with the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • State Surplus Property Auction takes place this weekend in Arden Hills
    August 11, 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, August 15 in Arden Hills, MN. The auction will include approximately 120 cars and trucks, tractors, trailers, mowers, bikes, an electric forklift, shop equipment, hand and power tools, sporting goods and toys, police property room items, abandoned airport items, and much more.
  • Filice named to State Designer Selection Board
    July 29, 2015 - Commissioner of Administration Matt Massman has appointed Amy Filice of Saint Paul to the State Designer Selection Board as a public member representative.
  • State Surplus Property Auction takes place this weekend in Arden Hills
    July 15, 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, July 18 in Arden Hills, MN. The auction will include approximately 100 cars and trucks, tractors, trailers, mowers, shop equipment, hand and power tools, sporting goods and toys, police property room items, and much more.
  • New Office of Equity in Procurement Will Help Ensure Diversity in State Government Contracts
    July 14, 2015 - Minnesota is taking tangible steps to ensure equity in state contracting; helping businesses owned by women, veterans, minorities, and individuals with disabilities access opportunities to do business with the state. In that effort, Governor Mark Dayton today announced the creation of a new Office of Equity in Procurement at the Department of Administration.
  • State of Minnesota Seeks Enterprise Real Property Program Manager
    June 26, 2015 - The Enterprise Real Property Program Manager is responsible for directing the state’s enterprise real property efforts to meet State agencies’ business needs and ensure the state's ARCHIBUS system and other system tools are maximized to meet enterprise objectives.
  • State of Minnesota Seeks Director of Minnesota Office of Continuous Improvement
    June 19, 2015 - The director leads and directs all aspects of the Minnesota Office of Continuous Improvement (MNCI), a nationally recognized program that provides custom-designed services to government agencies. This position is responsible for the overall health of the program and assuring that MNCI provides the Governor, legislature, state agencies, and other clients with high-quality continuous improvement services.
  • State Surplus Property Auction takes place this weekend in New Ulm, MN
    June 09, 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, June 13 in New Ulm, MN. The auction will include approximately 50 cars and trucks, tractors, trailers, mowers, shop tools and equipment, and much more.
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