Agencies should work to expand public engagement efforts beyond notice and comment.
Guidance from ACUS could help agencies navigate partnerships with the private sector.
The Administrative Conference of the United States recommends greater transparency about agency procedure.
Implementing ACUS recommendations would enhance access to rulemaking materials.
Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.
Scholar argues that despite progressive roots, U.S. transparency laws have taken an anti-government focus.
A real EPA transparency rule should be grounded in scientific practices, not constituency interests.
New requirements such as notice-and-comment periods and public hearings should improve transparency.
New practice of releasing drafts of proposed actions enhances the public’s understanding of agency actions.
When a regulation’s benefits exceed its costs, simplicity and interdisciplinary processes are essential to reducing capture.
Transportation bill aims to bring change and certainty to the implementation of major infrastructure projects.
The last five years saw a fundamental shift in how the government interacts with the public.