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Mass Comments’ Opportunity Costs

Mass Comments’ Opportunity Costs

What is lost when those with something to say join the mass comments bandwagon?

Democracy, Rulemaking, and Outpourings of Comments

Democracy, Rulemaking, and Outpourings of Comments

Scholars and policymakers should recognize the democratic benefits of public comments.

Preventing Mass Comment Wars

Preventing Mass Comment Wars

Agencies can welcome public participation while discouraging the submission of mass comments.

Mass Comments Should Be Discouraged

Mass Comments Should Be Discouraged

ACUS should discourage the submission of mass comments in the notice and comment rulemaking process.

Managing Mass Comment “Supply” by Reducing “Demand”

Managing Mass Comment “Supply” by Reducing “Demand”

Alternative agency outreach methods can garner useful feedback and reduce pressure on the notice and comment process.

Mass Comments in Administrative Rulemaking

Mass Comments in Administrative Rulemaking

Experts consider the value of mass comment campaigns during notice-and-comment rulemaking.

Mass Comments and the Revival of Apolitical Expertise

Mass Comments and the Revival of Apolitical Expertise

Mass comments policy should consider agencies’ roles as apolitical policymakers.

Disclosing Gluten in Food

Disclosing Gluten in Food

Pending federal legislation would improve food information for consumers with gluten sensitivity.

Regulatory Comments and the Major Questions Doctrine

Regulatory Comments and the Major Questions Doctrine

Courts should not rely on the number of public comments to assess the legality of regulations.

Yes, Curbing U.S. Fossil Fuel Extraction Does Reduce Climate Pollution

Yes, Curbing U.S. Fossil Fuel Extraction Does Reduce Climate Pollution

Regulators should use a new model that captures the full impact of fossil fuel extraction to inform climate reforms.

Compromise Between Radicals and Incrementalists in Antitrust Reform

Compromise Between Radicals and Incrementalists in Antitrust Reform

Harmonizing two approaches to antitrust law reform may protect consumer and market welfare most effectively.

Making Utility Assistance to Low-Income Households More Effective

Making Utility Assistance to Low-Income Households More Effective

Regulators can engage in smart policymaking to make utility services affordable for low-income households.