Improving comment solicitation and fixing Regulations.gov will enhance access to the regulatory process.
OIRA should use both top-down and bottom-up approaches to advance equity at the agency level.
Agencies should consider new tools to expand access to public opinion in the rulemaking process.
Regulators facing challenges such as climate change must balance obtaining public input with acting effectively.
Agencies must incorporate insights from marginalized communities to empower them.
Congress should tailor the notice-and-comment process for more meaningful public participation.
By creating internal rules on rulemaking, agencies can increase underserved communities’ access and participation.
OIRA should add a benefit-cost analysis focused on protecting the poor when evaluating new agency rules.
To combat corruption more effectively, policymakers need to approach it as a regulatory problem.
Public comments allow agencies to understand the perspectives of those who regulations are intended to benefit.
Experts explore how federal agencies can better include and serve marginalized communities.
Scholars argue that state trial judges should lead efforts to deregulate legal representation.