How agencies can be more agile in the rules-driven business of rule-making

Love it or hate it, regulation is one of the most common activities federal agencies undertake. Rule-making itself is among the most rule-bound processes, both to keep it under control and to ensure everyone’s voice is taken into account. Now a study, under the auspices of the National Academy of Public Administration, offers ways the regulatory process can become more agile. Federal Drive host Tom Temin talked about this with NAPA fellow Michael Fitzpatrick.