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A Serious Approach to Our Infrastructure

John Wisniewski has a proven record on Transportation and Infrastructure issues.  He will be New Jersey’s first Transportation Governor. “… Transportation guru… As chairman of the Assembly’s Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee, Wisniewski has devoted much of his time as a lawmaker to sponsoring transportation legislation. He had a hand in reshaping the state’s then-Division…

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We must defend our immigrant brothers and sisters. #HereToStay

“We’re in uncharted territory with the Trump administration… What we need to do is make sure New Jersey [becomes] a sanctuary so immigrants can live in this state and thrive and succeed. We’re all immigrants.” – During remarks to Rutgers’ student group RU Progressives, December 7, 2016. We must defend and expand our sanctuary cities……

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Defending and expanding the rights of our disabled community

John Wisniewski’s strong record for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities spans his entire public career. Since his first legislative session in 1996, John has never wavered in his support for protecting the rights of the disabled community and striving to guarantee a dignified quality of life. He has supported bills that appropriated funding to…

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Black Lives Matter

First and foremost, John Wisniewski understands that Black Lives Matter. He looks forward to implementing significant remedies at the state level that would curb mandatory minimum sentencing and curtail the criminalization of nonviolent drug offenders. African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are all overrepresented in New Jersey’s correctional system. John Wisniewski is committed to beginning…

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Single-payer healthcare — Because healthcare is a right

John Wisniewski believes every man, woman and child in New Jersey should have access to healthcare regardless of their income. That’s why, as governor, he will work to create a single-payer healthcare system in New Jersey to guarantee that healthcare is a right. Today, we face a crisis of uncertainty that threatens everyone’s access to…

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Affordable housing

New Jersey has ignored its affordable housing crisis for decades — That must change now. John Wisniewski understands how expensive it is to be poor in New Jersey. In one of the most affluent states in the richest nation in the history of the world, “37 percent of households in the state could not afford…

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Revolutionize K-12 education — by fully funding it

Nearly a decade ago, New Jersey passed the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA); a national model designed to end years of inequities and disputes about how we fund K-12 education.  But the SFRA formula has not been fully funded since it was passed, and was cut in 2010-11 by Gov. Chris Christie who put politics…

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Tuition-free college

“Democrats believe that in America, if you want a higher education, you should always be able to get one: money should never stand in the way. Cost should not be a barrier to getting a degree or credential, and debt should not hold you back after you graduate.” – The 2016 Democratic National Platform Every…

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Climate Emergency

“Don’t tell me climate change isn’t real — My family witnessed it right here in my hometown of Sayreville when ‘Superstorm Sandy’ devastated New Jersey and the entire the East Coast. As Governor, New Jersey will once again lead the way on combatting climate change.” – John Wisniewski “Democrats believe that climate change poses a…

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Electoral Reform

Overturn Citizens United “If there was one decision I would overrule, it would be Citizens United. I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be…” – US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Not only does John Wisniewski personally…

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