PRINCETON, NJ - Healthcare Professionals and Allied Employees, representing men and women in the front lines of providing for New Jersey’s well being, endorsed Democratic Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker in his bid for reelection, and fellow Democrats Laurie Poppe for State Senate, and Roy Freiman for Assembly in District 16..

“I am honored to receive the endorsement for the HPAE,” Zwicker said. “I’m proud to have stood  by these members while serving the 16th District and look forward to continuing to advocate for these hard-working men and women. Together we can  improve and protect healthcare across the state.”

Health Professionals and Allied Employees represents nurses and health care workers with the goal of advancing and improving patient care, professional practices, and working conditions in health care facilities.

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“Thank you to the HPAE for your support,” said Poppe. “As State Senator, I will work alongside HPAE to improve care, patient services, and help make sure those  who care for our families are treated with the dignity they deserve.”

“I’m pleased to have  HPAE’s support,” said Freiman. “Ensuring accessible, affordable, high-quality care for New Jerseyans is vital to the future of our state. In the Assembly, I will work with the HPAE to improve patient care and working conditions in healthcare facilities. Amid the constant attacks on healthcare coming out of Washington, D.C., it is more important than ever before that New Jersey continues to protect the care of its families.”

The 16th Legislative District includes the townships of Delaware, Raritan, Readington, Branchburg, Hillsborough, Montgomery, and South Brunswick, the Princeton municipality and the Manville, Millstone, Rocky Hill, Flemington, and Somerville boroughs.