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August 30, 2023
OLYMPIA - The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is updating its public works contracting rules to align with recent changes to state law that modify the state small works roster process, streamline administrative procedures, and maintain existing labor protections for contractors.
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News and updates

September 19, 2023
OLYMPIA - DES has completed an environmental review for the Legislative Campus Modernization (LCM) Pritchard Rehabilitation and Expansion project. DES has issued a Notice of Action Taken. A Notice of Action Taken is issued when the lead agency has determined that there are no significant impacts.
September 18, 2023
Procurement professionals in Washington state government are invited to join a series of lunch and learn sessions on Tuesdays in October from 12:05 – 12:55 p.m.
September 14, 2023
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people come to the Washington State Capitol Campus in Olympia for events, tours, recreation, and civic engagement. To make it easier for the public to learn about and plan a trip to the campus, DES is designing a new "Visit Capitol Campus" website.

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The Department of Natural Resourced turned to DES to find a space to better accommodate hardworking firefighters.
A civil contractor from Harrah, Wash., turned to the federal surplus program to acquire equipment for her business.
Where a bare concrete pad used to sit, a blooming garden now flourishes—attracting both pollinators and visitors.

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