TRENTON, N.J. (Sept. 17, 2020) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, endorsed Tom Kean, Jr. today for election to the United States House of Representatives to represent New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District during a small business roundtable at NFIB member The Olde Mill Inn in Somerset County.
“Tom Kean, Jr. has been a consistent champion for small business throughout his time in the New Jersey state Legislature,” said Eileen Kean, NFIB’s New Jersey State Director. “He has prioritized cutting taxes and ethics reform and truly understands the environment that small businesses need to succeed. We know he will be an ally and supporter of our state’s small businesses in Congress, and we are proud to endorse Tom Kean, Jr. for election today.”
Tom Kean, Jr., a New Jersey native, currently serves as Minority Leader in the New Jersey state Senate. He previously served in the New Jersey General Assembly. Kean is also a recipient of the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award.
“Small businesses need strong representatives in Congress now more than ever,” said NFIB National Political Director Sharon Sussin. “Tom Kean, Jr. is a proven small business advocate and we have no doubt he will continue to stand up for the issues our members care about in Congress. We are pleased to endorse him today and we look forward to working with him in Congress.”
Tom Kean, Jr.’s endorsement today comes from NFIB FedPAC, the organization’s political action committee. NFIB FedPAC is funded by NFIB member donations above membership dues. Decisions made by NFIB FedPAC are managed by a member-driven grassroots evaluation process. Small business owners are influential in their communities and NFIB members in New Jersey will work hard to elect Tom Kean, Jr. to Congress.