Mayor: Bloomfield subpoenaed in councilman’s bribery case

Following news of bribery charges involving a Bloomfield Councilman, the Council is planning to adopt a local pay-to-play law (hopefully stronger than the state law) and form a local Ethics Commission. Ethics is a hot topic these days. Search our website Continue Reading →

Gloucester Township Council suppressed citizen’s speech, apparently based on its content.

In this excellent blog post, John Paff describes how the Gloucester Township Council cut off a speaker from talking during public comment and then immediately closed the public comment period, which almost certainly violated that person’s First Amendment right to Continue Reading →

Lawsuit claims that Bridgeton violated Open Public Meetings Act

NJFOG posted last fall about the financial trouble and mismanagement at the Bridgeton Port Authority, which has not been operating for some time.  The Authority’s board was re-formed in recent years with appointees consisting mainly of city council members, who Continue Reading →