Sarah Hay

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Sarah Hay

Policy Analyst


Email: Sarah Hay

Sarah Hay is a policy analyst at the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center. Her research interests include public participation and equity in the regulatory process and systems of government. She is also studying the Congressional Review Act. Prior to joining the Center, Sarah worked at the George Washington University’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations.

Care to Comment? Topics Discussed in Revised Circular A4 Public Comments

OMB received nearly 4,500 public comments on the proposed revisions to Circular A-4. This commentary gives an overview of those comments and presents our findings on what topics they discuss and who commented based on text analysis of the unique comments.

Circular A-4: A Comparison between the 2023 Draft and the 2003 Circular

This Regulatory Insight provides a section-by-section comparison between the 2023 draft and 2003 Circulars and a descriptive discussion about major changes in each section.

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

If HUD proceeds with its proposed rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, it should commit to retrospective review and to providing technical support on community engagement to program participants ...

The Promise (and a Potential Pitfall) of the Biden Administration’s Equity in Public Engagement Initiative

OIRA’s public engagement recommendations have the opportunity to expand engagement in the federal rulemaking process ...