This post was written by Coby Logen (a pseudonym), who blogs on government website matters at and has worked to improve government websites for the past five years. He has a Master’s degree in usability.
We all know that government documents can be hard to understand. Tax forms and legalese befuddle the best of us. Finally, Congress is poised to pass good legislation to outlaw government gobbledygook.
The Plain Language in Government Communications Act of 2007 (/) will require government agencies to write many future documents in : language that is clear, concise, and easy to understand. Specifically, it mandates plain language for new government documents related to: Read it all..