Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.Learn more
Law and requirements
Learn about the Plain Writing Act, policy memos, and executive orders that require agencies to use plain language.
Plain language guidelines
Official writing guidelines for understanding your audience, being clear and concise, and testing your content.
January 10, 2018
At the Plain International meeting last year, many presenters discussed toolkits and how valuable they found them. In our January meeting, please help us decide what to include in our toolkit. Let us know what resources you’d find useful. Start your thinking now!
The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) is a community of federal employees dedicated to the idea that citizens deserve clear communications from government. We believe that using plain language saves federal agencies time and money and provides better service to the American public.
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