GPO Releases Draft Strategic Plan for Public Comment

WASHINGTON —U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern is soliciting comments on the Agency’s draft strategic plan for fiscal years 2023–2027. The Director welcomes comments from stakeholders and members of the public. The Agency will review all comments submitted as it finalizes its strategic plan.

The plan proposes updates to the Agency’s vision, mission, and values and identifies four strategic imperatives to support GPO’s growth and leadership in the Government information space. They are:

      1. Achieve Operational Excellence
      2. Modernize and Innovate
      3. Ensure Financial Stability
      4. Develop the Workforce

“I am excited about what this plan represents for GPO, its customers, and stakeholders,” said Director Halpern. “Our intention was to create a plan that recognizes GPO’s digital present and focuses on future growth. We welcome your comments and appreciate your continued support for GPO as we work toward our vision of an America Informed.”

The Draft Strategic Plan FY 2023–2027 can be found at mission-vision-and-goals-pdfs/draft-fy2023-2027.pdf

Please email your comments to [email protected] by April 29, 2022.

GPO expects to finalize the plan in summer 2022 and implement it in FY 2023.

GPO is the Federal Government’s resource for publishing trusted information for the Federal Government to the American people. The GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of Congress, the White House, and other Federal agencies in digital and print formats. GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information at no charge through and partnerships with approximately 1,100 libraries nationwide participating in the Federal Depository Library Program. For more information, please visit

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