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.
May 8, 2019
For our May 8 meeting, PLAIN will be taking a tour of the Lab at OPM! We’ll get to see their space and hear a presentation about the Lab’s work helping the government find solutions through human-centered design (HCD). For more information, please visit lab.opm.gov.
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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