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A new look at a time-honored program

Below is a blog post compiled by Barbie Selby, a member of the American Library Association’s Government Information Subcommittee regarding her experience at the Government Printing Office’s (GPO) Depository Library Council & Conference last week. For the first time, the

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Davita Vance-Cooks – New Public Printer of the United States

The American Library Association (ALA) is glad to welcome Davita Vance-Cooks as the new Public Printer of the United States!  She took the oath of office this morning as she was sworn in by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee of the

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Senate committee bumps up funding for GPO in Legislative Branch Appropriations bill

Great news from the Senate! The Senate Committee on Appropriations passed its Legislative Branch Appropriations bill with an increase in funding for the Government Printing Office (GPO) over the amount in the House committee’s bill. The Senate version includes $116.8

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Call your senators now! Markup of bill appropriating Government Printing Office funds set for today

The Senate Committee on Appropriations will hold a markup of the Legislative Branch Appropriations bill that includes the funding for the Government Printing Office at 2 p.m. today.  As we have discussed in previous blog posts, it is important that

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House passes Legislative Branch Appropriations Act with 20 percent cut to Government Printing Office

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2551, the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012 on Friday with a vote of 252 – 159.  As was stated in a previous post, this bill will make large cuts to the Government Printing Office

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