State board denies NJFOG’s request to improve handling of ethics complaints

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release March 29, 2016   The State Local Finance Board (LFB) has rejected a Petition for Rulemaking submitted by the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) that sought changes to the Board’s procedure for handling Continue Reading →

NJFOG seeks changes in how ethics complaints are handled

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release On August 31, 2015, the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government, Inc. (NJFOG) submitted a formal Petition for Rulemaking to the Local Finance Board (LFB) within the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). (The Continue Reading →

NJ Legislature Mulls Ethics Code Overhaul – Bill S729

UPDATE (2/5/16): The bill was re-introduced in the 2016-2017 session as S342 / A943. — Few can argue that the proper handling of ethics matters is an integral part of open, transparent government.  Thus, it may interest our readers to Continue Reading →