Join the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government the evening of September 20, 2016 for a discussion of the state's open public records and meetings laws. This event is being provided at no cost to attendees with our thanks to The Amboy Guardian for making the arrangements.
Come learn about the laws that provide public access to government records and meetings and that allow citizens greater insight into the operations of state and local governments in New Jersey.
Read More… from NJFOG Press Release: Free NJFOG OPRA/OPMA forum in Perth Amboy on September 20
Want to learn more about how to make a proper OPRA request and what records you can access? Want to ensure your town better complies with public meeting rules?
Join the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government at the Cranford Community Center the evening of April 26th for a discussion of the state’s open public records and meetings laws (OPRA and OPMA). This event is being provided at no cost to attendees thanks to our sponsor, the Union County Watchdog Association (UCWA).
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Only 11 percent of New Jersey’s independent local authorities are in full compliance with an online transparency law that took effect on February 1, 2013, according to a study released by the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG).
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PRESS RELEASE: The State Local Finance Board (LFB) has rejected a Petition for Rulemaking submitted by the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) that sought changes to the Board’s procedure for handling ethics complaints filed against local government officials. Continue…
Read More… from NJFOG: State board denies advocacy group’s request to improve handling of ethics complaints
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.)
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The New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) filed a lawsuit (Docket No. MER-L-11-15) against the Trenton Board of Education earlier this year. The suit involves multiple violations of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA).
NJFOG previously announced that OPRA counts were decided in our favor, with a hearing on OPMA counts scheduled on June 29, 2015. Continue>>>
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