Regulations

Keep Protests Free

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Your DGB for today is to tell the government we won’t give up our right to peaceful protest.

In a move that flew mostly under the radar, the Trump Administration has proposed Parks Department regulations that limit demonstrations near the White House and on the National Mall. Read the full ACLU article here:

https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech/rights-protesters/trump-administration-seeks-stifle-protests-near-white-house-and

The regulation is open for public input at the link below. Comments must be submitted before midnight tonight!

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=NPS-2018-0007-0001

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Find Out How Give Your 2 Cents Effectively

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Do you encounter Federal regulations in your daily work or play? Most of us do at one level or another. And because you have relevant background, education and/or experience do you sometimes find those rules are informed by outdated, even archaic, data and expertise? Well, there is something you can do about it.

The good people at The Brookings Institution have put together a handy guide for giving good feedback on Federal rules and rule changes. Our understaffed government needs all the solid, fact-based, information it can get right now. Your DGB for today is to read the article about participating in our democracy in this way here: https://www.brookings.edu/research/so-you-want-to-comment-on-a-regulation-heres-how/ You can download the guide here: https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ES_20180809_RegComments.pdf

Then Grab back by giving an informed opinion.