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RAPID RESPONSE: How exactly does Goldman Sachs banker Phil Murphy stand up to Donald Trump given his business investments with Trump?

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — John Wisniewski’s gubernatorial campaign manager Robert Becker chided former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy’s latest television ad claiming he will “stand up to President Trump” by issuing a challenge to the media to directly question Murphy’s financial ties Donald Trump: “For the entire campaign Phil Murphy has hid behind his Wall Street fortune and the party bosses who…

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Wisniewski qualifies for public matching funds with $450,000 raised

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski’s campaign submitted $450,000 in contributions to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission to qualify for public matching funds. “People from across New Jersey are responding to John Wisniewski’s call to stand up to the party bosses and end transactional politics in Trenton,” said Wisniewski campaign manager Robert Becker. “While…

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RAPID RESPONSE: Phil Murphy’s spineless defense hides his DNC Wall Street history

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — Former Goldman Sachs banker Phil Murphy’s “Jon Corzine-style” campaign was the subject of a Star Ledger exposé highlighting his effort to buy the Democratic gubernatorial nomination by donating over $1 million county Democratic committees. John Wisniewski’s campaign manager Robert Becker issued the following statement blasting Murphy’s “spineless” defense: “Phil Murphy should drop…

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New Quinnipiac poll shows Governor’s race is wide open

 SAYREVILLE, N.J. — A new Quinnipiac poll shows the Democratic primary for governor to be wide open, despite former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy having spent $15-20 million. Robert Becker, John Wisniewski’s campaign manager released the following statement: “The new Quinnipiac poll shows Phil Murphy is in trouble — not only in the Democratic primary but as…

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Wisniewski unveils affordable housing plan; Will create cabinet level coordinator and statewide Community Land Trust

NEWARK, N.J. — Speaking at a town hall co-sponsored by Newark’s People’s Organization for Progress, Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) announced a new and innovative affordable housing agenda that he will pursue as Governor.   New Jersey has a long and difficult history with meeting affordable housing mandates. It is fraught with racism and classism that has seen Wall Street…

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Wisniewski lays out bold, progressive plan to rebuild New Jersey’s middle-class

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Speaking before the New Jersey Policy Perspective conference in New Brunswick, gubernatorial contender John Wisniewski laid out a bold, progressive agenda to rebuild New Jersey’s middle-class. “It is time we had a Governor who will stand up to the party bosses and special interests and fight for the hopes and dreams of…

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Wisniewski: On International Women’s Day, leadership matters

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) released the following statement regarding the rights of women on International Women’s Day: “As we recognize the incredible achievements and contributions women make to our society, it is important for all of us to remember how much further we have to go for justice and equality. “On International Women’s…

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Wisniewski calls Bayonne Zoning Board’s mosque denial bigotry; Questions Democratic Party’s failure to stand up for local Muslims

  SAYREVILLE, N.J. — Assemblyman John Wisniewski released the following statement upon the Bayonne Zoning Board’s denial of the The Muslims of Bayonne’s request to build a mosque: “Having met with several of the proponents of the Bayonne Mosque to voice my support, this result is disappointing. Americans of all backgrounds must be able to…

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