Open Government

Resetting Expectations for New Media

Scholars suggest that easy access to information may not increase meaningful public engagement in policymaking.

Citizen Feedback in Chinese Policymaking

Officials increasingly consult with an engaged public when setting policy.

Regulating by Reference

RegBlog features an examination of “incorporation by reference” by legal experts on regulation and administrative law.

We Need Full Public Access to the Law

Federal agencies must guarantee that all regulatory provisions are fully, publicly available.

We the People of the Internet

White House website collects and responds to public petitions.

New York City Unleashes a Flood of Open Data

Law promises to promote transparency and encourage technological innovation.

Happy Birthday, RegBlog!

RegBlog celebrates two years of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.

FOIA Requests Go Online

New portal promises improved public access to government information.

“Develop”-ing Open Government Resources

White House launches “one-stop shop” of open government resources.

Democrats Defend Obama’s Record on Regulation

2012 platform argues that the administration made regulations simpler, more open, and more flexible.

Clearer Framing Needed for “Open Government”

Open government debate needs to separate politics from technology.

Regulatory Year in Review: 2011

RegBlog recaps the regulatory news, analysis, and opinion highlights of 2011.