New Jersey Law Will Limit Access to Government Records

Gov. Philip D. Murphy of New Jersey has signed into law a measure narrowing access to government records, angering activists who have argued that the legislation will allow public corruption to flourish.

The new law, which Mr. Murphy, a Democrat, described as an effort to modernize the state’s existing Open Public Records Act, will give the government more discretion on what information it will release, and when.

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