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 →

OPMA and OPRA modernization bills S1045 and S1046 pass out of Senate Committee

Yesterday, 6/29/2017, bills S1045 and S1046 — the OPMA and OPRA amendments, respectively — passed out of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. NJFOG was there to support the bills, which are greatly improved from prior versions. For example, the Continue Reading →

Colts Neck files “first strike” suit in OPRA matter

UPDATE (Sept. 14, 2016):  Colts Neck has had a change of heart regarding its lawsuit to have the records declared not public. They have decided to not pursue the lawsuit and have produced the records. ————-   Colts Neck Township Continue Reading →