NJFOG takes West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education to court

NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education, filed 3/17/17, is the latest effort by NJFOG to increase OPMA/OPRA compliance. The suit follows others in Mercer County against the Trenton Board of Ed. in 2015 and the Lawrence Township Council & Continue Reading →

NJFOG Statement Supporting an Amendment to Bill A4243

UPDATE (3/24/2017):  A4243 was passed by the Assembly on 3/23/17. There is no sister bill in the Senate. NJFOG feels this is good legislation, but supports an additional amendment to the bill to bar public entities from entering into confidential Continue Reading →

Teaneck sues resident who filed a multitude of records requests

Teaneck filed suit against a records requestor who submitted approximately 300 requests in a two-month period. The municipality is seeking relief from its duty to respond and wants the requestor stripped of his right to submit future requests. Teaneck officials Continue Reading →

Middlesex County Judge rules special service charge not warranted

Superior Court Judge Travis Francis ruled that the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s $685 special service charge for civil forfeiture records requested by the ACLU is unjustified because gathering the records does not require a “Herculean effort”. Francis cited compliance by other Continue Reading →