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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 John Wisniewski will make combatting climate change…

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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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100% pro-choice

“… Wisniewski has led efforts for some liberal causes in the Legislature, calling earlier this year for an increase in the state’s minimum wage to $15, voting to fund Planned Parenthood last year…” — Wisniewski might be ready to give Murphy a run for his money, NJ Spotlight, October 27, 2016 John Wisniewski is a…

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