Federal Regulation

Increasing Early, Transparent Consideration of Regulatory Alternatives

Increasing Early, Transparent Consideration of Regulatory Alternatives

Agencies can do more to disclose input on regulatory alternatives during notice-and-comment processes.

Improving the Management of Public Comments in a Digital Age

Improving the Management of Public Comments in a Digital Age

ACUS recommends best practices for how agencies manage mass, computer-generated, and falsely attributed public comments.

Improving Participation, Impact, and Fairness in the Administrative State

Improving Participation, Impact, and Fairness in the Administrative State

ACUS issues new recommendations to enhance administrative governance.

Only Federal Regulation Can Ensure Fair Elections

Only Federal Regulation Can Ensure Fair Elections

Congress should use its constitutionally granted authority to regulate elections and protect democracy.

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the APA

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the APA

From the New Deal to the present, the Administrative Procedure Act has been the foundation of administrative law.

The Constitutionality of Federal Regulation in Indian Country

The Constitutionality of Federal Regulation in Indian Country

A recent Supreme Court decision challenges centuries of congressional regulatory authority over native nations.

Complicated Environmental Regulation in Indian Country

Complicated Environmental Regulation in Indian Country

Federal and state environmental regulations ignore and exclude Native perspectives.