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OSP Director Approval Forms

Each of the following procurement methods require the Department of Transformation and Shared Services (TSS) Office of State Procurement (OSP) Director or agency procurement official approval prior to initiating: •  Special procurements•  Sole source procurements•  Emergency and critical emergency procurements•  Request for Qualifications (RFQ), unless otherwise allowable by statute•  Multiple award and Request for Proposals (RFP)

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Personnel Management

Arkansas legislative committee endorses salary hikes for 4 department heads, others

by Michael R. Wickline, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee on Tuesday signed off on larger salaries for four department secretaries and two deputy directors at the state Department of Human Services.  The panel also increased pay ranges for five of the governor’s staffers. These actions came without any debate or any questions from lawmakers.

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Personnel Management

Arkansas legislative subcommittee OKs Sanders’ request for salary increases, new position classifications

by Will Langhorne, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Personnel Subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee on Thursday approved requests for five positions in the Governor’s Office with new classifications and salary increases for state department secretaries and deputy directors. None of the salary hikes for department heads or new classifications for Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ staff

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Gov.-elect Sanders names Joseph Wood to lead Department of Transformation and Shared Services

by Talk Business & Politics staff Gov.-elect Sarah Sanders announced Friday (Dec. 30) her intention to nominate Washington County Judge Joseph Wood as Secretary of the Department of Transformation and Shared Services. Wood is completing his second term as Washington County Judge after an unsuccessful run for the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor in 2022. He

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State of Arkansas Receives Pro Bono Support from Google.org Fellows to Improve Access to Government and Community-Based Services and Resources

Little Rock, Arkansas–Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today that the State of Arkansas has kicked off a project with Google.org with the goal of increasing access and utilization of government and community-based programs. The state will deploy CiviForm, an open-source tool that makes it easier for residents to apply to programs online. A team of 12

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