|Submitted||March 28, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Open Public Records Act ("OPRA"), I hereby request the following records:
* All processing notes for the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request assigned confirmation number W8459 (submitted via online form; receipt available) for the log of all OPRA requests made to the Office of the New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the year 2013. Please include any and all remarks, comments, notes, explanations, etc. made by all personnel in relation to this request, directly and/or tangentially. Please include any notes made during the processing of this request, any standard worksheets completed by those conducting analysis of the request, any justifications for exemption invocations and/or the granting/denial of the request and any correspondence referencing the request, including memos, emails, and any such communicative documentation.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived. This request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and, as they will be appropriately processed by a representative of the news media/press, this request is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage or gain at all. It is in the interest of the public and its common good that such information be available for consideration.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request be filled electronically, by e-mail attachment, if available, or CD-ROM, if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within seven business days, as required by statute.
With sincere best wishes,
Beryl C.D. Lipton
Dear Mr. Lipton:
Attached please find the response of the Office of the Governor to your