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Senate bill would give GPO new name

New bipartisan legislation is aiming to rebrand the 153-year-old Government Printing Office. But that doesn't mean you'll stop seeing the GPO initials stamped on government documents any time soon. The bill, introduced by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) last week, would retain GPO's familiar initials, but change the official name of the agency to the Government Publishing Office.

Tags: Senate , Congress , GPO , Amy Klobuchar , Saxby Chambliss

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 10:35am EST

GPO chief says its time to update agency name to reflect digital push

Davita Vance-Cooks, who was officially sworn in as the head of the agency last week, says there's a more accurate moniker for the work the agency does today: Government Publishing Office. Over the past few years, the Government Printing Office has been shifting away from its traditional mission of ink-on-paper printing in favor of digital distribution of key government documents.

Tags: GPO , technology , FDSys , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jack Moore

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 01:16pm EDT
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Federal Drive Show Blog - August 28, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jared Serbu , Herman Shelanski ,

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 10:48am EDT

GPO offers mobile app of President's budget request

The President's fiscal 2013 budget request is available today in print, online and for the first time a mobile app.

Tags: GPO , mobile app , budget , technology

Monday - 02/13/2012, 09:54am EST
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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.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , GPO , GAO , Library of Congress , CBO , Douglas Elmendorf , Gene Dodaro , James Billington

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

Tags: GPO , retirement , pay and benefits , buyouts , budget

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.

Tags: Bill Boarman , GPO , people , diversity , Senate

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.

Tags: Bill Boarman , GPO , people

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

GPO opens redesigned federal bookstore

Learn more about what is available at the bookstore, including a new comic book!

Tags: Federal Drive , GPO , bookstore , comic book , Dorothy Ramienski

Monday - 08/16/2010, 09:41am EDT
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GPO teams with Google to offer federal e-books

The Government Printing Office and Google are now offering more than 100 electronic titles of federal government publications.

Tags: GPO , Google , technology , Jolie Lee , e-reader ,

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 12:56pm EST
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