WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee voted favorably on the nomination of Public Printer William J. "Bill" Boarman out of committee and to the full Senate for consideration. President Barack Obama renominated Public Printer Boarman in January. The President appointed Boarman on December 29, 2010, during a recess of the Senate. Boarman has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) since January 3, 2011. He is the 26th Public Printer of the United States.
The President originally nominated Boarman to be Public Printer on April 19, 2010. The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration held a confirmation hearing in May 2010, and Boarman's nomination was reported favorably to the full Senate in July 2010.