Some Increases Warranted in Stenographic Reporting Rates

GGD-78-12: Published: Nov 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1983.

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The reasonableness of the increase proposed by the National Reporting Council in daily, ordinary, and extra copy rates paid by Congress to commercial firms for reporting and transcribing Senate and House committee hearings was investigated.

Information of a proprietary nature dealing with the reporting firms' costs of operations and profits is included, possibly prohibiting further release of the report.

Recommendation for Executive Action

  1. Status: Closed

    Comments: Please call 202/512-6100 for additional information.

    Recommendation: Some rate increases should be granted, but they should not be as large as those proposed by the National Reporting Council.

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