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.
In the fight against government corruption, administrative law can be a powerful tool.
Regulatory agencies should do more to make information about proposed rules more accessible.
Center for Effective Government gives several major agencies failing grades for transparency.
Latest ACUS recommendations seek to promote a more open and efficient government.