CJ Griffin Quoted in Article Regarding Lack of Transparency on PPE and Coronavirus Spending

CJ Griffin Quoted in Article Regarding Lack of Transparency on PPE and Coronavirus Spending

December 19, 2020
Attorneys

CJ Griffin, Director of the Justice Gary S. Stein Public Interest Center at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, was quoted in Associated Press (AP) article, “New York, New Jersey hide full details of virus spending.” The article discusses how every state except New York and New Jersey responded to the AP’s public records request by providing a detailed breakdown of the spending and suppliers in connection with protective gear and medical equipment during the pandemic.

“It’s deeply troubling that they would deny access to payment vouchers, which are quintessential public records that help people monitor how taxpayer money is spent,” said CJ Griffin, a New Jersey attorney who specializes in public records law.

To read the article, please click here.

The article also appeared in several other news outlets.

Links to media coverage:

December 20, 2020, Fox 5 New York, “New York, New Jersey hide full details of virus spending.” To read article please click here.

December 20, 2020, New York Post, “New York, New Jersey hide full details of COVID-19 spending.” To read article please click here.

December 20, 2020, Whyy.org, “New Jersey, New York hide full details of COVID-19 spending.” To read article please click here.

December 19, 2020, Press of Atlantic City, “New York, New Jersey hide full details of virus spending.” To read article please click here.