Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Steve Lonegan for Congress

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May 7, 2018

Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses
Steve Lonegan for Congress

"He is a fiscal conservative who has shown that he can get things done."

Hackensack, NJ -- Mayor Steve Lonegan, conservative Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th District, is announcing that he has received the endorsement of the Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC).

The RLC endorsement comes on the heels of Mayor Lonegan having been named just one of 14 congressional candidates added to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) Young Guns “Contenders” list last week.

Via the RLC release:

"The RLC is excited to endorse Steve Lonegan for New Jersey Congressional District 5," said Matt Nye, Republican Liberty Caucus National Chairman. "He is a fiscal conservative who has shown that he can get things done."

"Steve's time as Mayor of Bogota, New Jersey and his continued fight for the taxpayers of New Jersey has shown his dedication to fighting for fiscal restraint and limited government," Nye said."Candidates that follow through on their promises once elected are rare, and should be rewarded when they do so."

Mayor Lonegan provided the following statement:

“The Republican Liberty Caucus is an incredible organization and great advocate for all of the ideas and principles which are at the heart of my campaign: individual liberty, economic freedom and limited government. I am truly humbled and honored to receive their endorsement.”

“As a member of Congress, I will do everything in my power to live up to these principles and ensure that the people of the Fifth District, and all Americans, are afforded the freedom the founders envisioned for us to pursue our dreams and enjoy prosperity.”


Lonegan has already been endorsed by U.S. Senator Rand Paul, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Former Presidential Candidate Steve Forbes, Corey Lewandowski, Former Trump Campaign Manager, Dave Bossie, Former Trump Campaign Deputy Campaign Manager, The Tea Party Express, Senator Gerry Cardinale, Senator Mike Doherty, Senator Joe Pennacchio, Senator Steve Oroho, Assemblyman Parker Space, Assemblyman Hal Wirths, Assemblyman John DiMaio, Assemblyman Erik Peterson, Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce, Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, Warren County Freeholder Director Richard D. Gardner, Warren County Freeholder Deputy Director Edward J. Smith, Warren County Freeholder Jason J. Sarnoski, Sussex County Freeholder Deputy Director Sylvia Petillo, Sussex County Freeholder Herbert Yardley, Former Sussex County Freeholder Phillip Crabb, Mrs. Ann Kievit, President of the Northwest New Jersey Taxpayers' Association, Rev. Greg Quinlan, President of the Center for Garden State Families on behalf of New Jersey for a Conservative Majority, Alexander Roubian, President of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS), New Jersey Right to Life PAC, The Jewish Voice and Opinion, and Sussex County State Committeewoman Jill Space.

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Common-sense conservative Republican Steve Lonegan is a loving father, grandfather, and a successful business owner who will make jobs, term limits, and lower taxes his primary focus as our next congressman. Steve is hardworking, outspoken, and dedicated to you and your family. Steve has a lifelong record of selfless public service. Steve has taken on the tough fights that few others will. Steve and his wife Lorraine (Rossi), who have been longtime parishioners of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bogota, live in Hackensack and have two adult daughters, Katharine and Brooke.

Steve Lonegan for Congress