News Releases

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 7, 2012 - 2:05 pm EDT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012 Megan Kindelan Communications Director 202 . 480 . 2091mkindelan@acus.gov What: Administrative Conference of the United States Chairman Paul R. Verkuil and the Conference Assembly, including the Council, 50 federal executive members and 40 public...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on May 9, 2012 - 11:18 am EDT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  May 9, 2012 President Barack Obama recently issued Executive Order 13609, titled Promoting International Regulatory Cooperation, based in part on a recommendation issued by the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), Conference Recommendation...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on December 22, 2011 - 2:39 pm EST
The Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States adopted four recommendations regarding Incorporation By Reference, International Regulatory Cooperation, FACA - Issues and Proposed Reforms, and Agency Innovations in E-Rulemaking. The final recommendations are now available online...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on December 9, 2011 - 1:27 pm EST
The Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States today adopted two recommendations regarding FACA and Agency Innovations in Rulemaking. Review the debate and discussion on Twitter: www.twitter.com/acusgov #acusrecs. The Federal Advisory Committee Act — Innovations and Reform: This...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on December 9, 2011 - 9:43 am EST
The Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States yesterday adopted two recommendations regarding Incorporation By Reference and International Regulatory Cooperation. Follow ongoing recommendation progress on Twitter: www.twitter.com/acusgov #acusrecs. Incorporation by Reference:...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on October 18, 2011 - 1:04 pm EDT
We are pleased to announce the Model A initiative micro-site, www.acus.gov/best-practices, a key component of our integrated approach to identifying agency best practices, celebrating success stories, and sharing lessons learned in government. We will soon convene the Walter Gellhorn Innovation...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on August 31, 2011 - 10:02 am EDT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Kathy Kyle 202.480.2091kkyle@acus.govAdministrative Conference Appoints New MembersExperts Donate Time and Expertise to Improve Government Washington, D.C., August 31, 2011 – The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) today announced the appointment...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 17, 2011 - 10:38 am EDT
Some agencies (SSA, VA and DOJ) are making use of video technology in administrative hearings in ways that speed the processing of large case queues, save substantial amounts of money, and do not adversely affect the fairness of the proceedings.  This recommendation invites agencies (especially...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 16, 2011 - 4:39 pm EDT
This recommendation, "Rulemaking Comments," passed at the 54th plenary session of the Administrative Conference of the United States, considers a variety of issues related to the comment phase of notice and comment rulemaking that are independent of whether the comments are paper or electronic. ...
Submitted by Megan Kindelan on April 14, 2011 - 10:35 am EDT
Listen to the Chairman's interview with Andrew Langer on Liberty Line's "Legal Wednesday" here.  The Chairman discussed the Ellis Island Special Master Case, what it takes to successfully rejuvenate the Administrative Conference, and a few of the agency's current projects, like E-Rulemaking. ...

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