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GPO                                         GPO Contract Admin.
For Agencies                           Bidding/Award/Pricing 
DAPS                                       Government Print ecommerce 

GPO

Senate will not Confirm Public Printer Appointment: Boarman to Resign

Public Printer Boarman Testifies about GPO restructuring & Congress' Print Needs

Boarman Gets Closer to Public Printer's Office

Public Printer on Environmental Stewardship

Federal Agency in-plants under scrutiny

IRS to Dramatically Cut Tax Booklet & Forms Prunting

Bill Boarman Nominated to be new Public Printer

6th year of positive results at GPO

Donnelley Awarded $47.9 million GPO Contract for Census 2010

GPO Achieves Fifth Consecutive Year of Growth 3.25.09

GPO Annual Report for FY 2008  (Environmental Stewardship - Good Business Good Government)

GPO Seeks Sustainable Paper Products 3.20.09

Public Printer Tapella Announces Industry "sustainability" partnership at drupa   video

Bob Tapella is New Public Printer

Security Requirements Needed for Sensitive & FOUO Govt Pubs

Bush Nominates Tapella as Public Printer

Donnelley Awarded $47.9 million GPO Contract for Census 2010

Donnelley Adds Track/Trace to Co-Mingled Mailings

GPO begins transition to best value on Census printing

Public Printer Bruce James Announces Resignation (James email to GPO employees)

Printers Should Get More of Federal Agency Print Spend 

GPO begins Transition to Best value on Census printing

Top 50 GPO Printers 
(courtesy of WhatTheyThink)

GPO begins Transition to Best value on Census printing  

GPO reports financial turnaround & new projects to Congress

GAO Report on GPO (Summary)

GPO Contract for Online Print Buying System Overturned: Noosh out, e-LYNXX in  
(courtesy of WhatTheyThink)

OMB and Government Print Reform (link page)

GPO Issues ipub solicitation to begin Compact Implementation  

GPO Plans to Move (courtesy of The Hill)

Agency in-plants Under Scrutiny

GPO Procurement Moved under Customer Services-Bradley to Manage

GPO Announces Structural Reorganization  

GPO's New Management Team & Structure

GAO Finds Agency Direct Print Buys Violate Title 44

GPO Wins All Budget Printing from OMB

GPO Transitions to Best Value 

Congressional Tribute to Retiring Public Printer DiMario

Government Printing Lags Behind in E-commerce

Bill to end Federal Prison Industries (UNICOR) mandatory source status will finally move to House vote 

President Bush picks Bruce James as Public Printer Nominee 

Will "Freedom to Manage" Affect GPO?

“Underfunding” for Congressional Printing Continues to Plague GPO

“Best Value” in Multiple Award Term Contracts??

GPO Small Purchase Limit to Increase to $50,000  

GPO ACCESS Solidifies GPO's Future 

NCLIS Proposes Dismantling GPO and Creating Four Separate Agencies to Handle Government Print Procurement and Information Collection and Permanent Storage

GPO ACCESS Surpasses 200,000 Titles  

Should GPO Renew Term Contracts?  

Census 2000 Printing Gives GPO a Temporary Volume Boost

Where Has All The Government Printing Gone?

The Adobe Type License Restriction: A Serious Problem For Government Publishers

Proposed Shared Savings (Value Engineering) Clause for GPO Contracts Over $100,000 or New Technology. 

Is It Time for Digital File Standards?

JCP Tells GPO To Grant Waivers To Agencies—But Provides No Guidelines

Justice Department Memo Stating That Requirement to Use GPO is Unconstitutional

GPO Continues the Transition to Digital Technologies

For Agencies 

Simplified Purchase Agreements (SPAs)

Using the Right Contract Clauses Can Make GPO Programs More Advantageous for Agencies 

Should GPO Renew Term Contracts?

Executive Branch Buyers Can Make Better Use of GPO

Print Order Specs Can Take Precedence Over Program Specs

"OK TO PRINT" Does Not Always Mean OK to Print

"Course of dealing" Can Define Government Contract Requirements

OMB and Government Print Reform (link page)

OMB attacks GPO status as mandatory print buyer for Executive Branch Agencies 

GPO New Management Team

Government Printing Lags Behind in E-commerce

Bill to end Federal Prison Industries (UNICOR) mandatory source status will finally move to House vote

Will "Freedom to Manage" Affect GPO?

“Best Value” in Multiple Award Term Contracts??

Bidding/Award/Pricing 

GPO Should Incorporate "Best Value" Into Multiple Award Term Contracts 

“Materially Unbalanced” Program Pricing Can Result in Bid Rejection

Price Adjustments for Negligent Program Quantity Estimates

Suggesting Changes to GPO Specs - Can You Do It?….How?

Geographic Area Restrictions

GPO Contract Administration 

Increased Security at Government Warehouses Can Hinder Timely Delivery

Changes in the work: keeping records and getting paid 

Preventing GPO Program Volume Decreases

Printers with over $10,000 in annual GPO contracts must have Affirmative Action Plans

SPAs: New Method for Agencies to Buy Small Print Orders

GPO’s Latest Contract Terms Places Tighter Restrictions on Subcontracting; GPO Considers Allowing Brokers to Bid on Government Printing Jobs

Idle Equipment and Facilities Costs Attributable to a Delay Caused by a Change in the Work Can Be Recovered by the Vendor

Making Negs On GPO Jobs—Is There a Rule—What Is It?

Negative Requirement Response From Meredith Arneson, Manager, Printing Procurement Department, GPO

"Course of dealing" Can Define Government Contract Requirements

Shifting Liability for Non-Conforming Paper to the Merchant or Mill

Print Order Specs Can Take Precedence Over Program Specs

"OK TO PRINT" Does Not Always Mean OK to Print

GPO Board of Contract Appeals Allows Unabsorbed Overhead Costs After Termination for Convenience

Govt Print and ecommerce 

Print ecommerce disconnect

Government Printing Lags Behind in E-commerce

DAPS 

Has the private sector lost the chance to acquire DAPS in-house volume?

DOD Issues New DAPS Policy

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