Lawsuit against Long Beach Island BOE claims Records and Meetings Act violations

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release On March 2, 2016, the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) filed suit in Ocean County Superior Court claiming that the Long Beach Island Board of Education committed multiple violations of the state’s Open Continue Reading →

ACLU intervenes in N.J. public records denial for out-of-state group

ACLU of New Jersey is appealing a Feb. 19 Superior Court decision upholding Atlantic City School District’s denial of public records to a Washington D.C. advocacy group because the group is based out-of-state. An Appellate Division decision has statewide application, Continue Reading →

NJFOG wins its OPMA case against the Trenton School Board

The New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) filed a lawsuit (Docket No. MER-L-11-15) against the Trenton Board of Education earlier this year.  The suit involves multiple violations of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and Open Public Meetings Act Continue Reading →