What is Plain Language?
Communication with clear wording, structure, and design for the intended audience to easily:
- find what they need
- understand what they find
- use that information
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From our blog
Making public information clear How we knew we needed a plain language program Way back in 1998, Vice President Gore signed a memo setting up expectations that information from the
We know that sinking feeling when we read a confusing email or business letter. We scan the wall of words and ask ourselves, ‘why should I care, what does this mean to me, and what am I supposed to do with this information?’
Making information less complex and more concise How we knew we needed a plain language program In 2010, most of our day-to-day communications with county residents were lengthy, overly complex,