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GPO News

Legislative agencies' 2013 budget requests spell reduced staff, cuts

The Government Accountability Office, Congressional Budget Office, Government Printing Office and Library of Congress testified before a House committee this week on their fiscal-year 2013 budget requests. While they vary in many ways, none stray too far from 2012 funding numbers that cut the agencies' budgets.

Friday - 02/10/2012, 04:06pm EST

Agencies stick to 'modest' requests before President's budget release

The Library of Congress, Government Printing Office, Government Accountability Office and Congressional Budget Office testified before the House Appropriations Legislative Branch subcommittee Tuesday on their fiscal 2013 budget requests.

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 11:42am EST

After buyouts, GPO's workforce at lowest levels in century

The Government Printing Office has announced more than 300 employees left the agency in the second half of 2011, mostly because of the buyouts and early retirements the agency offered last year. GPO's workforce is now stands at its lowest levels in a century, the agency said in a release.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 05:58pm EST

First woman to head GPO

Davita Vance-Cooks became the acting public printer, making her the first female to fill the top position at the Government Printing Office.

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 09:06am EST

GPO names first deputy female public printer

Davita Vance-Cooks will be the acting chief of the Government Printing Office.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 11:44am EST

Boarman to step down as GPO chief

Senate leaves town without confirming nomination of 26th public printer. Boarman is unclear why his nomination has stalled.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 05:55am EST

GPO launches new app to grow digital operations

GPO's Chief Technology Officer Ric Davis talks about launching the agency's first mobile app. Users will be able to access information about members of Congress on their mobile devices.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 08:57am EST

GPO appoints new inspector general

Michael Raponi is the new inspector general at the Government Printing Office.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 12:58pm EST

Survey: Federal customers happy with GPO services

A survey of 750 customers found 91 percent were satisfied overall with the services.

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 12:48pm EDT

GPO, Archives issue call to apps developers

Mike White, managing editor of the Federal Register, joined the Federal Drive to discuss recent tech efforts from the Government Printing Office and the National Archives. The two agencies have issued an API to allow developers to take a crack at creating apps based on information stored on the Federal Register's website.

Monday - 08/22/2011, 08:35am EDT

GPO, DHS unveil tool to speed customs process

Steve LeBlanc, a managing director at the Government Printing Office, joined Federal Drive to talk about a new travel tool, which will streamline the customs process for frequent international travelers. The global entry card is the latest in a line of special cards GPO produces.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 11:03am EDT

France records first E. coli death

Authorities have recorded France's first death from the European E. coli outbreak.

Saturday - 07/02/2011, 05:55am EDT

Reporters' Roundup: Agencies cutting workforce, paper

Stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on for June 16, 2011.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 08:25pm EDT

Inside GPO's printing plant

An inside look at how the Government Printing Office works on a daily basis, including an audio slideshow of GPO's printing plant.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 07:30pm EDT

Considering a buyout? Think before you act

Bill Bransford is a partner at the law firm, Shaw, Bransford & Roth. He joins the Federal Drive with information on the legal rights of employees who may feel targeted to accept buyouts.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 09:41am EDT

GPO CHCO details buyout offers

The Government Printing Office wants to reduce staffing by 15 percent, and is offering buyouts as a way of getting there. Eventually. CHCO William Harris says the process won't be complete until the end of the year.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 09:08am EDT

GPO plans to offer buyouts

The Government Printing Office has put in a request to Congress to offer up to $25,000 in lump-sum buyouts and early outs to its 2,200 employees in anticipation of reduced appropriations next year.

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 03:33pm EDT

GPO names Richard Davis as new CTO

The Government Printing Office named Richard Davis as its new chief technology officer.

Monday - 05/23/2011, 12:43pm EDT

GPO names new CIO

The Government Printing Office has named Charles Riddle as the new chief information officer. Riddle brings a background in information technology and most recently worked at the Agriculture Department.

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 12:26pm EDT
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