Coburn, Kohl look to chip away at printing costs

Under the bill, copies of the Congressional Record would be printed only for archives or if specifically asked for by the vice president or lawmakers. 

A spokesman for the GPO said the office's initial evaluation of the measure found it would likely save less than its sponsors had said and that the office was now printing 3,720 copies of the Congressional Record, down from almost 20,000 in 1994.

In January, the House approved, by a vote of 399-0, a bill that would stop the automatic printing of legislative measures for congressional offices. Coburn and Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerGoogle announces million initiative for displaced workers Overnight Tech: House GOP wants to hear from tech CEOs on net neutrality | SEC eyes cryptocurrency | Elon Musk, Zuckerberg trade jabs over AI | Trump says Apple opening three plants in US Overnight Finance: House votes to repeal arbitration rule | Yellen, Cohn on Trump's list for Fed chief | House passes Russia sanctions deal | GOP centrists push back on border wall funding MORE (D-Va.) have introduced a Senate version of that legislation, on to which 13 other senators have also signed.