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12/8/2017Additional closures for Friday, 12/8
12/7/2017State office closed in EBR, other parishes Friday, Dec. 8
9/25/2017CSRS named master planner on IDJC Resettlement Project
8/30/2017All State Offices Open Thursday, 8/31
8/29/2017Lafourche, Terrebonne closing at noon 8/29
8/29/201728 Parishes Closed, EBR and Orleans open 8/30
8/28/2017State Office Closure Update
8/28/2017State Office Closures for Tuesday, 8/29
8/27/2017Calcasieu, Cameron parishes closed 8/28/17
8/25/2017State Offices Closed in Cameron Parish
8/17/2017Hearing Notice for August 28th Legislative Hearing
6/21/2017State offices closed in five parishes on 6/22/17
4/2/2017State worker information for Monday, April 3
3/21/2017Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. agenda
3/14/2017Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. meeting notice
1/18/2017FY17 Deficit at $304 Million
1/7/2017Saturday (1/7/2017) Office Closures
1/6/2017Commissioner Dardenne Announces State Office Closures in 44 Parishes

11/21/2016Commissioner Dardenne Announces New Group Benefits CEO
8/24/2016Shelter at Home Program Request for Expression of Interest: Repair Services
8/24/2016Shelter at Home Program Request for Expression of Interest: Program Management
8/20/2016State Offices Opening 8/22/2016
8/18/2016State Office Closures - 8/19/2016
8/17/2016State Office Closures - 8/18/2016
8/16/2016State Office Closure for 8/17 (Different parishes)
8/15/2016State Office Closures for 8/16/16
8/14/2016State Office Closures for 8/15/16
8/12/2016State Office Closures due to Extreme Weather
8/3/2016CAFR Wins 7th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
7/25/2016OGB to Refund Some Medicare Retirees Following Self-Audit Findings
7/14/2016LATRAC Update Provides More Transparency
4/28/2016Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation Meeting Notice
3/18/2016DSNAP Sites Activated March 21-26
3/14/2016Professional Procurement Month
2/23/2016Assumption, St. John state government offices closed Wednesday, Feb. 24
1/21/2016Commissioner Dardenne Halts Mandatory Use of
12/22/2015Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards Announces Commissioner of Administration
10/8/2015Office of State Procurement Receives Honors for Lean Six Sigma Project
9/15/2015Governor Jindal Announces New Commissioner of Administration
9/10/2015Consolidated Office of Technology Services Saves $75 Million in First Year
8/24/2015Road Home to Provide Additional Resources, Assistance to Program Participants
8/13/2015CAFR Wins Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
8/7/2015Standard and Poor’s Report Affirms Louisiana’s AA Credit Rating
7/29/2015S&P Removes Negative Watch from Several Higher Education Systems
6/15/2015New Solution Will Improve State's Vehicle Fleet Management
6/3/2015Blue Cross Selected to Administer State Employee Health Plans
5/12/2015Patrick Taylor Hall Construction Moves Forward
5/7/2015State Vehicles Up for Auction
5/5/2015State Announces Capitol Park Welcome Center Sale
4/28/2015Fitch Affirms Louisiana's Bond Rating
4/8/2015State Vehicles Up for Auction April 11
4/3/2015Legislation Would Generate $800 Million for Higher Education and Coastal Projects
3/19/2015Office of Risk Management Awards Contract for Insurance Broker Services
3/13/2015Office of Risk Management Names New Third-Party Administrator
3/9/2015217 Underutilized State Vehicles Up for Auction March 14
3/3/2015Some OGB Members Impacted by Anthem Security Breach
2/13/2015Standard and Poor’s Affirms Louisiana’s Bond Rating
2/6/2015Division of Administration Announces Mid-Year Deficit Elimination Plan
12/18/2014OGB and Secretary of State Reach Resolution on Document Retention
12/18/2014State Names New Property Insurance Broker
12/11/2014709 State Vehicles To Be Sold at Auction
12/8/2014Louisiana On Track to Reach 2015 Savings Goals
11/20/2014Bond Commission Moves Forward With Sale of $200 Million in New GO Bonds
11/7/2014Commissioner Calls for Revenue Estimating Conference Meeting
11/7/2014Credit Rating Agencies - Louisiana's Financial Outlook Stable
11/7/2014OGB provides updated plan options for retirees and state employees
11/6/2014Moody’s confirm state’s bond rating as AA
11/3/2014OGB Delays Effective Date of August 1 Plan Changes
10/30/2014Division of Administration Asks Legislators to Help Progress Bond Issue
10/17/2014Data Policy Violation Prompts New Statewide Data Security Policies
10/15/2014Bond Commission to Consider Funding Hospital, Highway, Port and Community Projects across Louisiana
10/15/2014Administration to Present Surplus Details Friday
10/10/2014Commissioner Nichols Names New Executive Counsel
10/9/20142014 Ends with $178 Million Surplus
10/8/2014State Employees Get Merit Increases
10/6/2014OGB Expands Enrollment Meeting Schedule
9/30/2014The Office of Group Benefits Extends Annual Enrollment Period
9/24/2014Commissioner Nichols and the Office of Group Benefits Contest False Information
9/19/2014OGB to Begin Rule Promulgation Process
9/18/2014OGB Plan Changes Save $18.3 Million in First Two Months of FY15
9/15/2014OGB Launches Annual Enrollment Website
9/15/2014State Combined Charitable Campaign to Kick Off
9/12/2014The Office of Group Benefits Extends Customer Service Hours
9/11/2014Commissioner of Administration and Retirement Board Approve Cost of Living Increase for Law Enforcement
9/1/2014Division of Administration Invites State Employees to Run Louisiana Marathon
8/29/2014OGB Invites Retirees and Employees to Meetings Across the State
8/28/2014New Technology Office Saved $5.6 million in Two Months
8/20/2014Commissioner Nichols Responds to Letter from John White
8/1/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces $1.7 Million in Savings from Bond Refinancing
7/28/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces $8.2 Million in Savings from Bond Refinancing
7/16/2014DOA Preliminary Review - DOE Not Forthcoming on Procurement Process
7/1/2014OGB Elects New Board Members
7/1/2014New State Technology Division Begins Operations
6/25/2014Division Outlines Next Steps in DOE Contract Review Process
6/19/2014DOA Issues Correspondence To La. Dept. Of Education On Contracts For State Education Assessment
6/18/2014DOA Temporarily Suspends Approval Of DOE Contract
6/2/2014Governmental Efficiencies Project Identifies $2.5 Billion in Potential Cost Savings
5/30/2014OGB Launches New Wellness Initiative
4/25/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces Meghan Parrish as Director of Communications for the Division of Administration
2/26/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces the Completion of Baton Rouge State Office Building Sale
2/19/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces Sale of State Highway Improvement Revenue Bonds
2/14/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces Ruth Johnson as Deputy Commissioner of Administration
2/11/2014Commissioner Announces the Sale of $496 million in Bonds
1/30/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces the Sale of the Baton Rouge State Office Building
1/24/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces Appointment of OGB Interim CEO
1/23/2014Governor Announces Additional Funds for CODOFIL in FY15 Budget
1/22/2014Governor's FY 15 Executive Budget to Fully Fund Merit Increases For State Employees
1/21/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces the Sale of Point Clair Farm
1/15/2014State Announces Strategic Plan After Adjustment of Revenue Forecast
1/3/2014Commissioner Nichols Announces Governmental Efficiencies Management Support Contract
12/19/2013Commissioner Nichols Announces $500 Million Bond Sale Approval
12/18/2013Commissioner Nichols Announces Availability of Funds for I-49 North and South Projects
12/4/2013Agencies Notified of Breach Across Certain JPMorgan Chase Systems
9/26/2013Commissioner Announces Performance Adjustments for DOA Employees – Awards Directly Tied to Agency Improvements
9/13/2013Commissioner Nichols Announces Douglas Baker as Director of Communications for the Division of Administration
8/2/2013DOA announces the selection of FedBid for establishing ‘reverse auctions’ in state government procurement
7/19/2013Commissioner Nichols Announces Mark Moses as Interim Director of Facility Planning