Free OPMA/OPRA seminar on November 8, 2017. VIDEO AVAILABLE!

Join NJFOG and guest speaker Senator Loretta Weinberg in Bergen County on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to learn more about New Jersey’s Open Public Meetings and Records laws (OPMA and OPRA). Senator Weinberg is the primary sponsor of reform legislation Continue Reading →

Summit Housing Authority sued for public meeting and records violations

UPDATE (8/22/2015) – See bottom of this post for the list of case documents to date. — Press Release July 9, 2015 For immediate release CONTACT: New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) http://njfog.org/contact/ The Housing Authority used to keep minutes for its non-public Continue Reading →

South Orange Strikes Down Proposed ‘Open Governance’ Ordinance

NJFOG is a bit behind on posting this story, which was reported in mid-April. It is worth reading. Kudos to South Orange Village President Alex Torpey for his efforts to promote open, transparent, accountable government. – NJFOG  Alex Torpey The Village Continue Reading →

It’s National Sunshine Week !

March 15-21 is National Sunshine Week, a yearly event that highlights the importance of open government and our “right to know” as citizens engaged in our own governance. Established in 2001, the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) is Continue Reading →