SECRECY NEWS
from the FAS Project on Government Secrecy
Volume 2008, Issue No. 105
October 29, 2008

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PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITIONS, ARMS TRANSFERS, AND MORE FROM CRS

A range of presidential transition policy issues, including records management, budget preparation and the role of executive orders, is explored in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. See "Presidential Transitions: Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations," October 23, 2008:

Other noteworthy new CRS reports obtained by Secrecy News that were not previously available online include the following.

"Status of a Senator Who Has Been Indicted for or Convicted of a Felony," October 22, 2008:

"Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Background and Analysis," October 22, 2008:

"Would an Influenza Pandemic Qualify as a Major Disaster Under the Stafford Act?," October 20, 2008:

"The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11," updated October 15, 2008:

"The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act: Implementation and Proposed Amendments," October 22, 2008:

"Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2000-2007," October 23, 2008:

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