Jack Anderson's Column Regarding GPO

PLRD-82-101: Published: Jul 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1982.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

GAO was asked to comment on the cost effectiveness of several Government Printing Office (GPO) actions outlined in a column by Jack Anderson which appeared in the Washington Post. Those actions concerned renovations to offices at a cost of over $234,000 and the hiring of "Schedule C" employees, as well as increasing the number of General Graded (GG)-18 employees.

GAO found that: (1) the GPO Inspector General (IG) has reviewed and issued a report on the renovations; (2) the Joint Committee on Printing has reviewed the IG report and is satisfied with the conclusions; (3) the Schedule C appointments were approved by the Office of Personnel Management; and (4) the increase of GG-18 employees involved six positions, four of which where newly created.

Dec 15, 2020

Oct 7, 2020

Sep 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020

Dec 19, 2019

  • budget icon, source: GAO

    State and Local Governments' Fiscal Outlook:

    2019 Update
    GAO-20-269SP: Published: Dec 19, 2019. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2019.

Nov 14, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

Apr 10, 2019

Mar 27, 2019

Looking for more? Browse all our products here