Questions on whether federal rulemaking takes in comments from everyone affected

Seeking comments from those affected, it’s a foundation stone of U.S. federal rulemaking. And regulated parties, companies, industries, associations, they’re never shy about commenting. But what about those whom rules are supposed to benefit? Our next guest says the evidence shows, that group is often silent. And has a prescription for widening participation in rulemaking. She’s a professor at New York University and former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Sally Katzen.