Lawrence Twp. Council and Board of Ed. charged with OPMA and OPRA violations

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release October 5, 2016   Lawrence Twp. Council and Board of Ed. charged with OPMA and OPRA violations   Lawrence Township Board of Education and Municipal Council have both been taken to court for allegedly running Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. Lawrence Township Board of Education

  Case Name:  NJFOG v. Lawrence Township Board of Education Docket Number:  MER-L-1831-16 County / Vicinage:  Mercer Filing Date:  September 12, 2016 Presiding Judge:   Jacobson, Mary C. Status:  closed   Overview: The complaint alleges multiple violations of the OPMA and Continue Reading →

Spotswood School Board meeting minutes don’t make the grade, lawsuit claims

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release September 1, 2016   UPDATE (9/27/16):    The time of the Oct. 13th hearing has been changed to 10:00 AM. This hearing date, hour and location is subject to change. If you plan to attend, Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. Spotswood Board of Education

  Case Name:  NJFOG v. Spotswood Board of Education Docket Number:  MID-L-4615-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  August 8, 2016 Presiding Judge:  Vignuolo, Lisa M. (formerly Francis, Travis L.) Status:  Closed   Overview: The complaint alleges multiple violations of the Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: Steven Wronko v. Township of Old Bridge

Case Name:  Steven Wronko v. Township of Old Bridge Docket Number:  MID-L-002750-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  May 9, 2016 Judge:  Francis, Travis L. Status:  Closed.   Overview: In an October 27, 2016 written opinion, Middlesex County Assignment Judge Continue Reading →

Lawsuit against Long Beach Island BOE claims Records and Meetings Act violations

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release On March 2, 2016, the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) filed suit in Ocean County Superior Court claiming that the Long Beach Island Board of Education committed multiple violations of the state’s Open Continue Reading →