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December 2012

12.03.12
The Washington Post reports that GPO developed a Plum Book app to accompany the release of the publication.
GPO releases 'Plum Book,' now available as a searchable app

12.03.12
Assistant Public Printer of Operations Jim Bradley discusses the Plum Book app with Federal News Radio.
Plum Book App

November 2012

11.29.12
Fed Scoop reports that GPO and OFR won an award for their use of public key infrastructure technologies for authenticating electronic submissions of the Federal Register.
GPO, Federal Register honored for using PKI

11.26.12
INTERQUEST announces that their Digital Printing in Government & Higher Education Forum hosted by GPO was a successful event.
Strong Turnout for INTERQUEST Digital Printing in Government & Higher Education Forum Held at GPO

11.05.12
Government Computer News reports on the release of GPO's five-year strategic plan and the agency's focus on digital initiatives.
GPO strategy: Publishing from any source, in any format

11.01.12
Roll Call reports on GPO's three-year decline in equal employment opportunity complaints.
Government Printing Office Says Workplace Complaints on Decline

October 2012

10.26.12
The Washington Post features GPO’s digital transformation and outlook for the future.
Government Printing Office has new strategies to keep presses rolling

10.26.12
The Washington Post features BethAnn Telford and her athletic accomplishments while battling brain cancer.
Marine Corps Marathon runner battles brain cancer — and keeps competing

10.24.12
Federal News Radio discusses GPO’s five-year strategic plan with Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks.
GPO focuses on digital platform in new strategy

10.24.12
Government Computer News reports on GPO partnering with the Department of Treasury to make their historic collections available on GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys).
GPO pilot puts historical Treasury records online

10.22.12
Bay News 9 in Tampa, FL interviews the Director of the Federal Register Charley Barth on the Presidential Documents app that was developed by GPO and the National Archives’ Office of the Federal Register.
Presidential Documents app

10.12.12
AOL Government reports on the release of the Presidential Documents app that was developed by GPO and the National Archives’ Office of the Federal Register.
New Mobile App Tracks President's Remarks

10.11.12
Federal News Radio profiles BethAnn Telford and her journey to compete in the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.
Battling brain cancer, GPO employee to compete in IRONMAN

10.01.12
Fed Week reports that GPO received a Digital Government Achievement Award for developing the FY2013 Budget app.
GPO Recognized for Budget App

September 2012

09.19.12
Government Computer News reports on GPO internal XML publishing system.
New software gets GPO over the XML hurdle

09.17.12
The Augusta Chronicle features Augusta State University library's 50th year as a member of GPO's federal depository library program.
Augusta State University library's 50th year as a federal depository library

09.12.12
GPO's Chief Information Officer Chuck Riddle discusses GPO's efforts with virtual desktop infrastructure on Federal News Radio.
CIO Chuck Riddle on Federal News Radio

09.12.12
Next Gov reports that GPO has adopted an internal XML system for publishing congressional bills and other publications.
Government Printing Office adopts internal XML system

August 2012

08.29.12
FedScoop profiles GPO's Chief Information Officer Chuck Riddle.
FedScoop Interview: GPO CIO Chuck Riddle

08.27.12
The Washington Post features GPO's growing presence in the eBook market and the agency's recent agreement with Apple to sell Federal publications in eBook format.
Feds strike deal with Apple to sell some publications as e-books

08.23.12
Federal News Radio interviews GPO's Managing Director of Business Products and Services Herb Jackson on GPO's agreement with Apple to sell Federal publications in eBook format.
http://www.federalnewsradio.com/85/3004652/Federal-Drive-interviews---Aug-23

08.23.12
Government Computer News reports on GPO's recent agreement with Apple to sell Federal publications in eBook format.
With Apple deal, GPO a step closer to 'where we are going'

08.14.12
Security ID News reports that GPO awarded two contracts for the covers of the U.S. passport.
Gemalto, Infineon tapped for U.S. e-passports

July 2012

07.30.12
Assistant Public Printer of Operations Jim Bradley participates in a panel discussion on Federal News Radio focusing on reorganizations taking place in Federal Government agencies.
Reorganization and Restructuring in Government presented by Deloitte

07.27.12
AOL Government features Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish and her contributions to the legal community.
GPO Document Chief Lauded By Legal World For Innovative Work

07.26.12
The Patriot-News reports that GPO's Special Events Coordinator BethAnn Telford will compete in the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.
Despite tumor, former Camp Hill woman wins Ironman spot

07.24.12
Federal Computer Week reports that Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks welcomes Charley Barth, the new director of the National Archives' Office of the Federal Register.
Archivist names new director of the Office of the Federal Register

June 2012

06.28.12
GPO's Chief Information Officer Chuck Riddle participates in a panel discussion focusing on cloud computing on Federal News Radio.
One Step to the Cloud, Two Steps Toward Innovation

06.21.12
The Hill reports on GPO's digital initiatives and role as the digital information platform for the Federal Government.
Info agencies built on paper shift to meet demands of digital age

06.05.12
Fierce Government IT reports that the House passed the Legislative Branch spending bill for FY 2013.
As Congress funds itself, winners and losers emerge

May 2012

05.28.12
Streets of Washington features GPO and the impact the agency has had on Washington, D.C.
The Government Printing Office in Swampoodle

05.22.12
Government Computer News interviews Herb Jackson about GPO teaming with Barnes & Noble to sell Federal eBooks.
GPO expands its e-books to the Nook reader

05.21.12
The Washington Post reports on the House Appropriations Committee on the Legislative Branch spending bill for FY 2013.
As Congress funds itself, winners and losers emerge

05.16.12
Fed Scoop reports on GPO's new eLearning tool used to train federal depository libraries.
GPO: Libraries Can Now Train with FDsys

April 2012

04.26.12
WNEW radio reports that GPO has produced 75 million electronic passports for the Department of State.
Government Printing Office Milestone

04.24.12
Security Document World reports on GPO achieving a milestone in the production of the electronic passport.
US GPO hits passport milestone

04.24.12
Security ID News reports on GPO producing 75 million electronic passports.
U.S. GPO achieves milestone in the production of the e-passports

04.13.12
Federal News Radio interviews Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish about the "Titanic" congressional documents that are available through GPO's Federal Depository Library Program and the Senate Historical Office.
GPO showcases documents from 1912 Titanic investigation

04.13.12
FedScoop features GPO's distribution services video.
Inside the GPO

04.12.12
The Patriot-News features GPO's Special Events Coordinator BethAnn Telford on running the Boston marathon and fundraising efforts for the Brain Tumor Society.
Marathon runner to carry child along in spirit

04.10.12
Government Executive reports on Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks' cost-cutting initiatives she and GPO management have implemented at GPO.
How the public printer is doing more with less

04.10.12
Federal Times reports on Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks' speech on GPO's efforts to cut costs and maintain productivity while budgets are being reduced.
Cost-cutting saves GPO from financial crisis, chief says

March 2012

03.20.12
The Washington Post reports on GPO enhancing the features of the Mobile Member Guide app, a directory of the 112th Congress.
Looking for your lawmaker? There's an app for that

03.19.12
Assistant Public Printer Jim Bradley discusses GPO's FY 2013 budget request and new app developments with Federal News Radio.
GPO asks for no budget request increase after buyouts, digital savings

03.15.12
The Hill reports on GPO's testimony before the Senate subcommittee on legislative branch appropriations.
Appropriators warn legislative agencies of further funding cuts

03.14.12
The Hill reports on GPO's contribution to increasing transparency in the Federal Government.
Amid transparency push, House seeks balance of security concerns, traditions

03.14.12
Fairfax Connection features GPO's Special Events Coordinator BethAnn Telford and her work with the National Brain Tumor Society.
Run a Race, Help Save Lives: 5K in honor of two local women.

February 2012

02.15.12
The Washington Post profiles GPO's Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks with a Q & A on her leadership role at the agency.
The woman who produces the federal budget (and your passport)

02.15.12
AOL Government reports that the FY 2013 Budget app received 53,000 visits in the first 24 hours.
Mobile Version Of Federal Budget Draws Surprising Viewership

02.15.12
Federal News Radio interviews GPO's Chief Technology Officer Ric Davis on GPO releasing the Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2013 for the first time as a mobile app.
GPO offers mobile app of President's budget request

02.13.12
National media picked up the CNN interview with Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks on the release of the FY 2013 Budget app.
New app released for U.S budget

02.13.12
National Journal reports on GPO producing the Budget of the U.S. Government and the changes to the process that employees have seen over the years.
Budget Day Not What It Used to Be at GPO

02.12.12
The Washington Post reports that GPO has made available the Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2013 for the first time as a mobile app.
Government Printing Office to roll out mobile app for president's 2013 budget

02.10.12
Government Computer News reports on GPO's electronic passport and smart card production services.
GPO expands into secure e-document business

02.09.12
Government Computer News reports on Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks digital initiatives and the future outlook for GPO.
New public printer preps GPO for a multi-format future

02.07.12
Government Computer News reports that GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) achieved a record number of visits to the site after releasing a tape recording from President Kennedy's assassination.
Kennedy assassination tapes a hit on FDsys site

02.07.12
The Hill reports on GPO's budget request for FY 2013 that Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks presented to the House Appropriations Legislative Branch subcommittee.
Agencies anticipate budget cuts in FY2013, request less from Congress

02.07.12
Secure ID News reports that GPO produced the FBI special events credential that was used at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis by public safety personnel.
GPO produces credentials for Super Bowl

02.06.12
The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) used security design and printing techniques to produce the FBI special events credential that was used at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, IN by public safety personnel.
GPO Produces Secure Super Bowl Credential for FBI.

January 2012

01.31.12
AOL Government features Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks and her digital initiatives for the agency.
New Public Printer Continues Digital Direction

01.30.12
The Hill reports that the public can access a tape recording from President Kennedy's assassination on GPO's Federal Digital System, the first audio content on FDsys.
Newly discovered JFK assassination tapes made public

01.25.12
The Washington Post reports the results from GPO offering buyouts/early outs to employees.
U.S. printing office shrinks with round of buyouts

01.24.12
Federal Times reports that GPO has reduced the size of its workforce through buyouts/early outs.
GPO cuts 312 positions through buyouts, other departures

01.24.12
Government Executive shares the results from GPO's buyouts/early outs.
Printing office announces 2011 buyout figures

01.18.12
The Hill reports that GPO supported the Library of Congress in creating the Congressional Record iPad app.
Congressional Record mobile application now available for iPads

01.11.12
Government Computer News reports on GPO's digital initiatives under Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks.
New public printer: In shift to digital, GPO must 'do everything'

01.03.12
The Hill reports that Davita Vance-Cooks has become GPO's Acting Public Printer.
Government Printing Office officially changes leadership

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