Opinion

New Executive Order Promotes Public Participation

Obama’s recent order makes promising strides toward improving participation in agency rulemaking.

Elena Kagan and the Regulatory State

Elena Kagan’s appointment underscores an important shift in American law toward legislation and regulatory law.

Open Government Plans Revealed

Federal agencies take steps to increase government transparency.

White House Disputes Washington Post Story on Transparency

The Obama Administration faces criticism, and lawsuits, after pledges to foster an “open government.”

Transparency and Health Care Reform

President Obama faces major tradeoff in achieving promised health reform.