NJFOG Statement Supporting an Amendment to Bill A4243

UPDATE (5/2/2017):  On 5/1/17, A4243 was received in the Senate and referred to the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee. UPDATE (3/24/2017):  A4243 was passed by the Assembly on 3/23/17. There is no sister bill in the Continue Reading →

S2855, A4429 (Public Notices) – NJFOG Opposes Bill, Supports NJPA Public Notices Service

S2855 / A4429 – “Electronic Publication of Legal Notices Act”; permits publication of legal notices by government agencies and persons on official government notice websites instead of newspapers. This bill was fast-tracked. It was first introduced to legislative committees on Continue Reading →

EDITORIAL: Put openness on government’s agenda

Interpreting the term “agenda” in the the outdated OPMA, the Appellate Division ruled on Aug. 18 in Opderbeck v. Midland Park Board of Education that the board does not need to provide supplementary documents with its meeting agendas. However, the Continue Reading →