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West Milford Township wants proposed open-government amendments tweaked

From A campaign to tweak the state’s most prominent open-government acts continues in town hall.

Earlier this month, West Milford representatives renewed their opposition to proposed amendments for the state’s Open Public Records (OPRA) and Open Public Meeting (OPMA) acts. Proposed by state Senators Joseph Pennacchio (R-Essex, Morris, Passaic) and Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen), bills S2512 and S2511 would introduce a bevy of changes – most notably renaming OPRA the Martin O’Shea Open Public Records and Transparency Act after the late public records advocate and former township resident.

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