United States Government Publishing Office
The United States Government Publishing Office (USGPO or GPO; formerly the United States Government Printing Office) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government. The office produces and distributes information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of the Supreme Court, the Congress, the Executive Office of the President, executive departments, and independent agencies.
|Formed||March 4, 1861|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of the United States|
|Headquarters||732 North Capitol St. NW|
|Motto||"Keeping America Informed"|
|Annual budget||US$126,200,000 (2012); approx. US$135 million (2011)|
|Parent agency||United States Congress Joint Committee on Printing|
An act of Congress changed the office's name to its current form in 2014.