Scholars suggest that easy access to information may not increase meaningful public engagement in policymaking.
Officials increasingly consult with an engaged public when setting policy.
RegBlog features an examination of “incorporation by reference” by legal experts on regulation and administrative law.
Federal agencies must guarantee that all regulatory provisions are fully, publicly available.
White House website collects and responds to public petitions.
Law promises to promote transparency and encourage technological innovation.
RegBlog celebrates two years of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.
New portal promises improved public access to government information.
White House launches “one-stop shop” of open government resources.
2012 platform argues that the administration made regulations simpler, more open, and more flexible.
Open government debate needs to separate politics from technology.
RegBlog recaps the regulatory news, analysis, and opinion highlights of 2011.