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Government Printing Office (GPO)

The federal government's primary, centralized resource for gathering, cataloging, providing, authenticating, and preserving published information in all its forms. It maintains a 1.5 million square foot facility in Washington D.C. for processing, printing, and distribution of materials. Unless one knows the specific government agency responsible for particular materials, GPO's Web site,, is the best place to start any search regarding laws,regulations,procedures,forms,advice,or virtually anything else prepared by or collected for the U.S.government.

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Sanburg says what he looks for in a GPO is, "how they build their contracts to address all of my needs, not just the best price point.
GPO Heavylift has forked out 20 per cent in downpayment for the shipbuilding contract with CSBC.
Sganga: Understand what each GPO offers and the strength of their portfolio in the LTC market.
Since 2003, more than thirty GPO managers have gone through the program.
With the rise in access to the Internet by the public and libraries, GPO then moved on to the Internet.
GPO will charge a 3% fee for managing the program, down from the current 7%.
The study compared GPO prices to those obtained by hospitals buying on their own between October, 2001 and April, 2002.
If that's your first reaction, you probably work outside one of the 15 states where the GPO and WEP are impoverishing retired educators and making it increasingly harder to entice new teachers from the private sector, especially in math, science, and vocational fields.
The GPO has received the first initial order for d4T worth 500,000 baht from Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Thailand for 100 patients, Krisana said.