Tagged: OPRA

Mayor Zimmer loses things…

1/20/2010: As well as foils government transparency! Back in November, Hoboken resident Michelle (and blogger “HobokenGal”) posted this story on her blog: Help! My Portfolio Has Been Hijacked by City Hall “In September, I...

Wanted: Hoboken gov’t transparency

3/19/2009: They don’t like sunlight… Hopefully, whomever is elected Mayor in Hoboken in May (or June) can start improving access to public records. One 411 reader mentioned the website SeeThroughNY and simply said “Wouldn’t...

City Hall records are a MESS!

City Hall records are a MESS!

2/19/2009: Welcome to the 1800’s! Ever wonder why people have to sue the city to get records? Not only are they afraid to hand them over – it’s probably next to impossible to find...

Hoboken city payroll

7/23/2008: Since public employee’s salaries are well, public information… here’s a list of what all your faithful city worker’s salaries are (on the books): You want a job at City Hall?

Mason loses a case, continues fighting

7/22/2008: A press release from Councilwoman Beth Mason’s camp today: Mason remains committed to open government Councilwoman Beth Mason issued the following statement regarding today’s New Jersey Supreme Court decision and her request for...

Court Rules against Hoboken Hospital

7/11/2008: Press release from 2nd Ward Councilwoman Beth Mason: Court rules Hospital Authority violated law DEPRIVED CITIZENS OF RIGHT TO BE INVOLVED IN HOSPITAL PURCHASE HOBOKEN – A New Jersey State Superior Court ruled...

Mason on public records in Hoboken

4/1/2008: I still want to know why the city is playing hard to get. Can you hear me now? APPELLATE COURT HANDS VICTORY TO MASON IN CELL PHONE RECORDS CASE Burden of Proof For...

NJ FOG – Lift Award

3/18/2008 Update: This story was picked up by the Associated Press. “To them (local governments), ignorance is bliss and job security” See PhillyBurbs.com for the whole story. 3/18/2008: As published previously, this week is...

More on Open Public Records…

3/17/2008: Didn’t catch this one three weeks ago, but The Star Ledger published an opinion article about how ridiculous it is to have to go to such lengths to get public documents we’re entitled...