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Wisniewski Announces Transportation and Infrastructure Agenda

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ — Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate John Wisniewski announced his plan for making the investments necessary to build New Jersey the world class infrastructure its residents need and deserve. A video of the announcement may be found at https://www.facebook.com/wisniewskiforNJ/. The plan may be found at www.wiz2017.com/infrastructure. “This state has lost focus on why transportation is…

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Wisniewski: Today’s federal immigration ruling a win for common sense

SAYREVILLE, N.J. – Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski said the ruling by a federal court judge to provide a preliminary injunction against the Trump Administration’s illegal and immoral immigration policies was a win for common-sense. “The continued attack on sanctuary cities by Attorney General Sessions and the rest of the Trump Administration is immoral and…

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Wisniewski celebrates Earth Day and puts forth plan to combat climate emergency

TRENTON, NJ — While attending the Science March in honor of Earth Day, John Wisniewski joined millions of people around the globe in advocating for stronger environmental protection. He reiterated his call for New Jersey to be a national leader in environmental protection. “New Jersey is under a climate emergency,” said Wisniewski. “Governor Christie sold…

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Wisniewski weighs in on rival’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News

LITTLE FERRY, N.J. — Despite her employment with his rival Phil Murphy’s campaign, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski weighed in on behalf of longtime New Jersey political operative Julie Roginsky’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News: “The allegations filed today by Julie Roginsky against Fox News are deeply troubling and should serve as a stark reminder that…

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EDITORIAL: “John Wisniewski is the progressive that both New Jersey and America need right now.”

Why John Wisniewski and the NJ gubernatorial race matters … While the Democratic primary has several candidates, it is shaping up to be a two-person race. Multimillionaire Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive, is the establishment Democrats’ pick. He secured the endorsements of many party bosses long before the primary was even underway, as he announced and began…

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Wisniewski campaign joins Jim Johnson’s demand for a formal ELEC investigation into Phil Murphy’s illegal use of non-profit

SAYREVILLE, N.J. – Following this morning’s bombshell dossier from fellow Democratic candidate Jim Johnson, the Wisniewski for Governor campaign echoed the call for the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Committee (ELEC) to launch a formal investigation into Phil Murphy’s illegal use of his non-profit New Way for New Jersey for political purposes. Last year, Murphy was ensnared in the Wikileaks…

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Wisniewski condemns U.S. Senate vote to defund women’s health care

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — John Wisniewski condemned today’s U.S. Senate vote that allows states to withhold federal funding from Planned Parenthood: “This vote is a direct assault on women’s health care and a woman’s right to choose. As governor, I will reject any attempts to starve women’s health care of much needed resources. One of my first acts will be to…

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Wisniewski on Bridgegate sentencing — “Just punishments.”

Renews call for reconvening Select Committee on Investigations SAYREVILLE, N.J. — New Jersey Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville), who co-chaired the investigative committee into the Gov. Chris Christie George Washington Bridge scandal — commonly referred to as “Bridgegate” — issued the following statement on today’s sentencing of former Port Authority official Bill Baroni and former Christie Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget…

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Wisniewski on Gov. Christie’s appointment to Trump’s opioid task force

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump naming Governor Chris Christie as his pick to fight opioid abuse nationwide: “While opioid abuse is a significant issue in New Jersey and we must be vigilant in making resources available for any addict who wants to get clean and healthy, there are…

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Wisniewski: PARCC must be eliminated

“I fully support parents across New Jersey who are choosing to opt their children out of this year’s PARCC tests.” SAYREVILLE, N.J. — As students around the state begin this year’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing, John Wisniewski criticized high stakes testing and the PARCC test’s use as a graduation requirement and teacher performance…

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