GPO began celebrating this milestone with an event today honoring current and retired employees. Public Printer Bob Tapella and Archivist David Ferriero unveiled a facsimile of the seven-page handwritten document that created the agency.
The U.S. Government Printing Office was created when President James Buchanan signed Joint Resolution 25 on June 23, 1860.
The GPO said it appreciates Robert Gibbs' tongue-in-cheek plug for Kinko's (now FedEx Office) and the printing of the federal budget in his January 11th press briefing.
Public Printer Bob Tapella presented Speaker Nancy Pelosi with copies of the Congressional Record printed on 100% recycled paper.
The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking opinions on advanced print technology used to produce Congressional and Federal agency publications.
Virginia Saunders has been Keeping America Informed for more than six decades. She recently celebrated 64 years of federal service. Saunders started as a clerk typist at the F.B.I. in 1945, before spending the last 63 years working at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). The majority of her GPO career has been involved with Congressional work. Since 1969, Saunders has been responsible for the Congressional Serial Set. This publication is a case bound compilation of all House and Senate documents and reports for each session of Congress.