Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper announced that continued success in achieving lower costs for goods and services purchased by state agencies has saved approximately $143 million over the past two years, including $74 million in fiscal year 2016-17.
The Department of Environmental Protection announced that the use of a centralized electronic system for grants is reducing costs, increasing efficiency and significantly shortening the application review time while maintaining a thorough evaluation process.
Governor Wolf has signed an executive order to begin a review of the commonwealth’s professional licenses to benchmark Pennsylvania’s licensing requirements against national and regional averages.
The Wolf Administration announced $690 million in program integrity cost avoidance and recoveries in fiscal year 2016-17 at the Department of Human Services (DHS) – a $42 million increase from fiscal year 2015-16.
GO-TIME: Commonwealth Receives National, Statewide Recognition for Public Works Modernization, Process Improvement EffortsOctober 18, 2017
Pennsylvania Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper today announced that the department’s Public Works Modernization initiative recently received national recognition by earning e-Builder’s 2017 “Innovators in Construction” award for the public sector and statewide honors by receiving the highly competitive Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency, or GO-TIME, Award.