Your right to know
OPRAmachine is an online platform that allows individuals to submit & browse requests for public records made under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act.
Since October, 2017, OPRAmachine has seen:
- 10345 public records requests
- 5582 followup messages sent
- 1809 registered users
- 1214 public bodies
- 169 annotations added to requests
- 692 tracked requests
4 Highlights from the latest OPRAmachine update
Countdown to OPRAmachine's first birthday
Toms River OPRA impasse resolved
Lawsuit filed to halt Monmouth County's OPRA obstruction
NJFOG OPRA & OPMA Seminar in Essex County
Our friends at the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government recently hosted an event in Essex County featuring a wealth of information about both the Open Public Records Act and the Open Public Meetings Act.
Full video below:
OPRA webinar at Montclair University
Jeff Epstein interviews OPRA attorney CJ Griffin
OPRAmachine adminstrator & indepdendent journalist Jeff Epstein recently interviewed CJ Griffin, Esq. of the firm Pashman Stein Walder Hayden. Griffin has developed a reputation as one of the leading OPRA advocates in the state. They discussed numerous issues, some of which touched on the OPRAmachine platform and challenges that we have encountered.