Piloting the Regulatory Sea

Imagine, if you will, a vast sea. Now imagine that you want to find one droplet of water somewhere in that sea. Impossible, right? Well this impossible task is exactly what people face when they want to find one “drop” … Continue Reading

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Regulatory Re-Engineering: Augmented Humanity, Machine Learning and the Verb “Consideration”

Regulatory Re-Engineering Augmented Humanity, Machine Learning and the Verb “Consideration” We sat across the booth from each other like old friends. I met Andras Szakal, IBM Federal CTO, several months earlier at the Big Data event held by the White … Continue Reading

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Notice and Comment: An American Tradition on America’s Birthday

For the second year, the team at NoticeandComment team wishes commenters a safe and happy celebration of one of the five oldest federal holidays.  Last year for the Fourth of July, we brought you notices announcing fireworks from NYC to … Continue Reading

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UPDATE: Are We All Just Killer Whales?

Our weekly FedFeed is always full of important and heavy topics, like produce safety standards, sexual assault in the military, and back-up energy for nuclear power plants. Occasionally, however, the FedFeed provides a degree of levity when discussing important topics. … Continue Reading

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#FedFeed – News you may have missed! 1/27

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) FAA Regulation Modifies Class B Airspace over Atlanta, GA; 2) FWS Proposes to Remove Depredation Regulations on Certain Migratory Birds; 3) FWS to Establish Control Orders for Cattle Egrets and Barn Owls in Hawaii; 4) … Continue Reading

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NoticeandComment to Publish Categorical Overviews of Federal Regulations

The federal regulatory system is large and complex, with over 25,000 documents published and millions of public comments offered each year. Because of this complexity, these federal regulations are assigned one of ten categories: Aerospace and Transportation Agriculture, Environment, and … Continue Reading

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Can You Hear Me Now? FCC Regulation and In-Flight Cell Phone Use

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announcement last week of a proposed FCC regulation on in-flight cell phone use hit a raw nerve in America’s psyche.  And for good reason as I, like too many others, become both villain … Continue Reading

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WHITE HOUSE SPOTLIGHTS NOTICEANDCOMMENT.COM FOR NEW INNOVATIONS; OPENS WEBSITE TO MUNICIPALITIES

Washington D.C – NoticeandComment.com announced today that it was formally recognized as an Innovative Developer by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Networking and Information Technology R&D (NITRD) program, which represents the IT portfolios of … Continue Reading

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E-Governance: The Cure for Shutdown Hangover Part 2

Live in the United States? Tired of politics? Here’s a digital pill to cure your Shutdown Hangover: e-governance. Politics has become a dirty word, associated with an inability for those in government to make decisions and solve problems and it … Continue Reading

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A NEW Mobile App to Search and Subscribe to Federal Regulations!

A first of its kind, NoticeandComment.com has unveiled a mobile app to search federal regulations and subscribe to content from the Federal Register, Regulations.gov and Data.gov. The application is first available to Android users, is free and is downloadable in … Continue Reading

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Education Regulations; One Giant PTA Meeting in the Digital Era

September is back-to-school month, and for some parents that means PTA meetings. But wouldn’t it be nice if every parent had the opportunity to participate in a giant PTA meeting, where comments made are recorded in the official record and … Continue Reading

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Food Safety and Official Comments (Go Together Like PB&J)

Eaten a cheeseburger in the past month? How about a salad? Maybe a glass of raw milk? Chances are, when you ate, whatever it is you ate, you did not think about whether or not it was safe to eat … Continue Reading

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