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Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford to Lead First Meeting of the Commission to Modernize State Procurement 

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Chair of the Commission to Modernize State Procurement, will lead the commission’s first meeting this Monday, March 14, 2016 in Annapolis. Governor Larry Hogan established the bipartisan commission by Executive Order on February 10, 2016 to review all aspects of modernizing the state’s procurement process, including standardizing the interpretation of the procurement provisions in the Code of Maryland Regulations across all agencies; reducing costs for state agencies by utilizing new technologies; developing a statewide procurement manual to be used by state agencies for awarding contracts; and simplifying the current Request For Proposal template to make it easier for businesses to understand and respond.

WHO: Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Commission to Modernize State Procurement

WHAT: First meeting of the Commission to Modernize State Procurement

WHERE: Wineland Building, 16 Francis Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, Annapolis, MD 21401

WHEN: Monday, March 14, 2016, 3:00 PM