National Freedom of Information Coalition
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NJFOG seeks changes in how ethics complaints are handled

On August 31, the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) submitted a formal Petition for Rulemaking to the Local Finance Board (LFB) within the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). (The petition and NJFOG’s cover letter can also be found on the DCA’s website.)

NJFOG's petition seeks changes in the rules that govern how the LFB processes citizen complaints against county and local officials that allege violations of the Local Government Ethics Law. NJFOG's petition seeks three categories of rule amendments. Continue…