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Public Printer Names Former Justice Department Attorney To Inspector General Post

Press release from the issuing company

Washington, D.C.-With a solid background in government affairs, administrative law and civil litigation, Greg Brower joins the U.S. Government Printing Office as Inspector General. "Greg has what it takes to lead the GPO's Office of the Inspector General with independence, tenacity and energy.  I will rely on Greg to keep Congress and me fully informed about the agency's administration and operations," said Bruce James, Public Printer of the United States.  "I whole-heartedly support Greg and the office he will head here at the GPO."  As GPO's Inspector General, Brower will be responsible for conducting and supervising all audits and investigations relating to GPO, and recommending policies to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in GPO operations.  As part of his duties, he will also serve on President Bush's Executive Council on Integrity and Efficiency. "I am honored to be entrusted with a position of such significant responsibility and look forward to working with Bruce James as he continues to transform the GPO," said Brower. Most recently, Brower served in the U.S. Department of Justice where he was Legislative Counsel in the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, managing Congressional affairs for the 93 U.S. Attorneys Offices around the country.  Prior to his work in Washington, D.C., Brower was a partner in Jones Vargas, a prominent Nevada law firm, and was twice elected to the Nevada State Assembly.  He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and The George Washington University Law School.  He previously served in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer. GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government.  More than 268,000 Federal Government document titles are available to the public via www.gpoaccess.gov.  Printed copies of many of those documents may also be ordered through the GPO's Web site.  The GPO, through partnership with more than 1,250 libraries participating in the Federal Depository Library Program, provides personal assistance in locating and using Government information.  Participating libraries may be located on GPO's Web site www.gpo.gov.