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GPO showcases documents from 1912 Titanic investigation

Shortly after the Titanic sank 100 years ago, the Senate conducted an investigation into in the disaster. Transcripts of these hearings are available in libraries across the U.S.

Tags: Titanic , Mary Alice Baish , documents , Federal News Radio , Senate , Congress

Friday - 04/13/2012, 11:12am EDT
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GPO asks for no budget request increase after buyouts, digital savings

With a smaller staff through buyouts and reduced costs due to the shift to digital publishing, the Government Printing Office is requesting no increase in its budget for fiscal 2013.

Tags: Jim Bradley , budget , Congress , technology , Federal Drive

Monday - 03/19/2012, 10:09am EDT
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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: Davita Vance-Cooks , 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 , GAO , Library of Congress , CBO , Douglas Elmendorf , Gene Dodaro , Davita Vance-Cooks , 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: retirement , pay and benefits , buyouts , Davita Vance-Cooks , 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: Davita Vance-Cooks , Bill Boarman , 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: Davita Vance-Cooks , Bill Boarman , people

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

GPO releases first mobile app

The Government Printing Office has developed and released its first mobile app. It's a mobile member guide that provides information on members of Congress. The GPO guide lets users search for members by name, by party, by state or by the chamber they serve in. GPO decided to take a web-based approach to apps rather than developing different versions for each mobile platform. The office says it works well on iPhone, Android and Blackberry devices, and it expects to release more apps in the coming months.

Tags: Meeting Mission and Goals , technology

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 11:36am 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.

Tags: Senate , Congress , Harry Reid , Orrin Hatch , John Isakson , Andrew Breitbart , Bill Boarman , people

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

Tags: Ric Davis , information technology , app , Fdys , Internet , mobile app , Federal Drive

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