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.
November 14, 2018
November Meeting: Responding to the Federal Plain Language Report Card
Our November meeting will address some of the issues brought up in the Federal Report Card, published by the Center for Plain Language. It will also build on our October discussion of how to start/re-start your agency’s plain language program. Register here
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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