PLATTSMOUTH, NE, October 13, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Nebraska Republican Liberty Caucus announced today their endorsement of Josh Furnish for County Commissioner.
Furnish commented, "I accept the endorsement and am thankful the RLC stands up for conservative principles, liberty and act as 'the conscience of the Republican Party'".
The Nebraska Republican Liberty Caucus received its State Charter from the National RLC in June, and this marks the first election in which the group has endorsed candidates for Office. Laura Ebke of Crete, the State Chair of the organization, indicated that the endorsement of Furnish by the RLC Board of Directors was a unanimous vote, and represented a strong sense that Furnish would represent the principles of the RLC well. Said Ebke,
"Josh Furnish is a small businessman, a parent, and a community volunteer who has the experience voters are looking for. Voters looking for change and tax relief should choose Josh in November. Josh's success this November will result in more prosperity, lower taxes, and liberty for residents in Cass County."
"The Republican Liberty Caucus and its Nebraska chapter are proud to endorse Josh Furnish for 1st District County Commissioner. Josh is the only candidate in the race that is dedicated to promoting the ideals of individual rights, limited government and free enterprise in Cass County. Josh has a written plan that will move Cass County forward while lowering property taxes."
"The Nebraska RLC is thrilled to be issuing our first endorsement to a candidate for County Commissioner. Ultimately, we believe that the best place for governance to occur is as locally as possible. County Commissioners are an important first step in assuring that our government stays as small and efficient as possible, and makes the best possible use of taxpayer dollars," added Ebke.
The Republican Liberty Caucus emerged in the early '90s as a group of Republicans seeking to influence public policy, and the Republican Party, to move in the traditional direction of the Party of more limited government and fiscal responsibility at all levels of government. Interest in the organization has increased in the last two years, and a number of states—including Nebraska—have recently fulfilled their State Chartering requirements, which allows them to issue endorsements of local and state candidates, and have input into endorsements of federal candidate.
About Josh Furnish Campaign
Josh Furnish is a conservative Republican candidate for Commissioner in Cass County, NE District 1 representing Wards 1, 2, and 4 in Plattsmouth.
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