Improving Regulatory Prediction
Scholars discuss how policymakers can help businesses predict future government action.
Improving Transparency and Administrative Accountability
ACUS issues recommendations to improve administrative governance.
Mass Comments’ Opportunity Costs
What is lost when those with something to say join the mass comments bandwagon?
Democracy, Rulemaking, and Outpourings of Comments
Scholars and policymakers should recognize the democratic benefits of public comments.
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 Should Be Discouraged
ACUS should discourage the submission of mass comments in the notice and comment rulemaking process.
Mass Comments and the Revival of Apolitical Expertise
Mass comments policy should consider agencies’ roles as apolitical policymakers.
Virtual Hearings in Agency Adjudication
ACUS assesses the changing landscape of how agencies use new technologies to hold hearings.
Increasing Early, Transparent Consideration of Regulatory Alternatives
Agencies can do more to disclose input on regulatory alternatives during notice-and-comment processes.
Improving Participation, Impact, and Fairness in the Administrative State
ACUS issues new recommendations to enhance administrative governance.
Improving Agency Litigation Webpages
A new ACUS recommendation emphasizes how agencies can increase public access to litigation information.
Rules for the Rule-Makers
ACUS releases a recommendation for how agencies should regulate their rulemaking procedures.