Tag: Government Records Council

NJ Appeals Court Criticizes GRC and OAG Over Handling of OPRA Request Regarding NYPD Surveillance

The Appellate Division recently issued a decision critical of the Government Records Council’s (GRC) handling of an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request. The case, Katon v. Department of Law and Public Safety, involved records related to the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) investigation into intelligence-gathering conducted by the

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Time Is of the Essence in the GRC Complaint Process

The Government Records Council is tasked with reviewing and adjudicating complaints concerning a denial of access to a government record by a records custodian under New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act. It receives an average of 281 complaints each year. In its May issue of OPRA Alert, the GRC acknowledged