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Should Congress Go Paperless?

March 8, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

Currently, when a bill is introduced into Congress, the Government Printing Office prints five copies of the text for each co-sponsor. That means that for H.R. 3962, the House's health care bill, which is 2,070 pages long and has 7 total sponsors, the GPO printed out a total of 72,450 pages. That's 151 reams.

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