NJFOG wins its OPMA case against the Trenton Board of Education

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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Fair Lawn Council opposes changes to Open Public Records Act

From NorthJersey.com:

The governing body opposed revisions to the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) over claims the legislation would make government "less effective."

An open government activist, however, contends that the borough has raised "non-issues" and "red herrings" in order to mislead the public.

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