GRC says No to rule extending the window for reconsideration based on new evidence

Nine months after formally petitioning the Government Records Council (GRC) to expand the window for requesting reconsideration of a GRC decision when new evidence surfaces, NJFOG received word this week that the GRC has declined to change their procedure. The Continue Reading →

GRC is asked to review Bayonne’s improper use of extensions in responding to OPRA requests

The drafters of OPRA wisely required records custodians, absent a good reason, to either grant or deny access to requested records within seven business days. Without a hard deadline, records requests could be stalled indefinitely. In a December 9, 2015 Continue Reading →

Webinar: A Review of the Open Public Records Act, Dec. 10, 2015, 11:00 AM – noon

The New Jersey League of Municipalities in cooperation with the New Jersey Government Records Council is holding a webinar titled “A Review of the Open Public Records Act” Webinar on December 10, 2015 from 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.  This webinar will assist the Continue Reading →