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What is OPRA?
Answer:

OPRA or Open Public Records Act is a New Jersey statute that governs the public's access to government records in New Jersey.  The law is compiled in the statutes as N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.  


Specifically, OPRA is intended to:

  1. Expand the public's right of access to government records;
  2. Create an administrative appeals process if access is denied; and
  3. Define what records are and are not "government records." 
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