CJ Griffin, Director of the Justice Gary S. Stein Public Interest Center at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, was quoted in whyy.org article, “Murphy details plan for major overhaul of N.J. ethics rules.” The article explains that Gov. Phil Murphy announced five legislative proposals that would overhaul the state’s ethics rules.
C.J. Griffin, a partner at the law firm Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, who works on government transparency issues, praised another one of Murphy’s proposals that would eliminate the broad exemptions enjoyed by the legislature under the Open Public Records Act.
“I think people want to see the everyday conversations about issues and who has influence,” Griffin said. “There are ways to disclose communications without really violating privacy.”
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