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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.
December 13, 2017
Bring some finger-food treats to share for our annual holiday meeting. We’ll look at our new website and social media, consider meeting topics and speakers for 2018, and discuss volunteer opportunities. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, December 11, 2017.
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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