Aug. 25, 2017
N&C Nominated by Technical.ly for Baltimore Startup of the Year
BALTIMORE — Notice and Comment Inc. (N&C) has been nominated for Tech Startup of the Year in Technical.ly’s 5th annual Baltimore Innovation Awards, a competition featuring the most promising leaders in the metro area’s tech startup community.
July 11, 2017
At Notice and Comment, Artificial Intelligence Transforms Regulatory Process
MDBIZ News, a publication of the MD Dept. of Commerce, highlights Regendus and its role in transforming the regulatory process after recently completing a $275,000 financing round.
June 28, 2017
N&C Inc. Raises $275,000, CEO Profiled in Technical.ly
With a fresh round of $275,000 in equity investment, N&C Inc. and its CEO John Davis are profiled in the tech business journal Technical.ly. Davis discusses how the pursuit of effective advocacy in the rulemaking process drives the company's overall mission and product development.
Mar. 3, 2017
Regendus Featured in Report about Rule Making Process
Sinclair Broadcast Group’s news service Circa features N&C and Regendus in a report about modernizing the federal regulatory system, using new technologies that encourage public participation and produce fairer outcomes.
Feb. 2, 2017
Notice & Comment/Regendus Named to Top 20 List of Startups
Technical.ly, a technology business news publisher and events producer, has identified N&C as one of the hottest startups in Baltimore for 2017.
Baltimore magazine: ETC President Deb Tillett Interviews N&C CEO John W. Davis II
A friendly conversation about the joys of startups and entrepreneurship conducted at the Emerging Technology Center in Baltimore, home to N&C headquarters.
OpEd Articles by N&C CEO John W. Davis II
Aug. 8, 2017
How AI Can Help With the Ever-Growing Email Deluge
Political advocates and campaign managers have a new tool to help them sift through the deluges of words contained in everything from emails to opposition research.
July 31, 2017
Making an impactful public comment in a power player-dominated debate
As a former debate coach and trial lawyer, I am constantly encouraging folks to engage in the public notice and comment process. Along with voting in elections and serving on juries, it’s a way to directly impact government, but too few people are aware of how the system works or how to influence it.
July 21, 2017
Winning in Rulemaking, Instead of in Criminal Court
Earlier this month, the Nashville District Attorney completely retired charges against a man named Christopher Miller who was arrested in May by the city’s police for attempting to sell the botanical substance called kratom.
June 19, 2017
Trump Tobacco Policy Takes on Bootlegger-Baptist Coalition
In March, 2017, the FDA under the new Trump administration announced it was delaying for a full year the effective date of a regulation which would seriously restrict the rapidly growing market for non-traditional tobacco products, in particular e-cigarettes.
March 28, 2017
A critical piece missing from Sen. Lankford’s regulation reform package
A new “package of regulatory reform bills” introduced to the U.S. Senate represents an ambitious and laudable effort, but additional measures to require more metadata and standardization would take it further in the right direction.
April 10, 2017
The case for grammar cops in every regulatory agency
If copy edit desks work for newspapers and magazines, why shouldn't regulatory agencies also use them, in the interest of clear communication with the public?
Feb. 13, 2017
Nation should reach for low hanging fruit in trimming regulation
President’s Trump’s executive order to eliminate two regulations for every new one issued presents a unique and complex challenge for agency rule makers. NLP tech can help identify the most obvious candidates for the chopping block.
Feb. 1, 2017
Reed Cordish has golden opportunity to smash regulatory stovepipes
The appointment to a newly created position as advisor to the President for intragovernmental and technology initiatives could lead the way toward more streamlined regulatory rule making processes.
Jan. 20, 2017
Why less regulation often means more regulation
If the federal government begins unwinding regulations according to the President’s new Executive Order, it’s likely the states will step into the “void,” creating a more complex landscape for companies doing business across borders within the U.S.
Jan. 3, 2017
Government regulation doesn’t have to stay stuck in the 20th century
Agency rule making personnel sometimes spend as much as 40% of their time with mundane tasks such as sorting and batching public comments. With NLP, the process can be greatly accelerated, saving significant amounts of time and money.
Dec. 19, 2016
FCC needs to change course under threats to net neutrality
The Trump Administration has indicated Net Neutrality rules might be revisited. Before that happens, the Commission could avoid past procedural delays by joining the federal eRulemaking process.
Oct. 14, 2016
Veterans shouldn't have to wait
It took the VA months to consider a tidal wave of public comments about expanding license nurse practitioner’s ability to provide medical care to veterans. Only one person was responsible for the initial manual review of an unexpected tsunami of comment data.