Friday 7 November 2008

GAO's 13 urgent issues for the new administration

The General Accountability Office (GAO) has launched a new transition website intended to help make the transition an informed and smooth one.  The 13 urgent issues they identified are as follows and are (in alphabetic order, not priority order): 
* Caring for Service Members 
* Defense Readiness 
* Defense Spending 
* Food Safety 
* Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan 
* Oversight of Financial Institutions and Markets 
* Preparing for Large-Scale Health Emergencies 
* Protecting the Homeland 
* Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting 
* Retirement of the Space Shuttle 
* Surface Transportation 
* The 2010 Census 
* Transition to Digital TV 

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