The facts about OPMA and OPRA reform in New Jersey. Support S106 and S107.

Click here for a 1-page FACT SHEET from the bill sponsors, Sen. Loretta Weinberg and Sen. Joseph Pennacchio. The fact sheet reflects bill numbers from the last legislative session. S1045 is now S106.  S1046 is now S107.   In a Continue Reading →

Letter to the Editor: OPRA update benefits town clerks, too

In a letter-to-the-editor, NJFOG responds to recent commentary by the Municipal Clerks Association regarding the OPRA reform legislation (S1046). Read our letter below and find more information about the OPRA and OPMA reform legislation on our website here.   OPRA update Continue Reading →

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 →

NJ Supreme Court fails to close door on “first strike” suits by public agencies. Legislature must step up.

The Editors of the New Jersey Law Journal have written an excellent commentary piece on the New Jersey Supreme Court’s 8/3/2017 decision in the case of Jeff Carter v. NJ State Firemen’s Association (NJSFA) (A-68-15). Below is NJFOG’s short summary Continue Reading →