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Senators Introduce GPO Name Change Bill; Davita Vance-Cooks Comments

Capitol_BuildingA bill introduced in the Senate last week would rebrand the Government Printing Office and reflect the agency’s growing number of digital projects, Roll Call reported Wednesday.

Hannah Hess writes the legislation proposed changing the agency’s name to the “Government Publishing Office.”

Davita Vance-Cooks, the U.S.’ public printer and GPO chief, said the move is intended to highlight GPO’s offerings of electronic books, mobile applications and digital printing services for government clients, according to the report.

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) co-sponsored the legislation.

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