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Joel Siegel’s report on ABC News, October 17, 2010
Obama Signs Law We Can All Understand
With little fanfare, President Obama this week signed The Plain Writing Act of 2010.
The new law requires that government documents be written in “plain language,” defined as “writing that is clear, concise, well-organized, and follows other best practices appropriate to the subject or field and intended audience.”
Put simply, you have to be able to understand it.