The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Action Fund endorsed Rep. Josh Gottheimer on Tuesday.

“Since his first Congressional race, Josh Gottheimer has been fighting for cleaner air and clean water for New Jersey’s families and businesses,” said Ed Potosnak, executive director of the state’s League of Conservation Voters. “Josh’s continued membership on the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus in Congress will only become more important as we stand up to polluters and find common sense solutions to our growing climate problems.”

The first-term congressman faces a challenge for his seat from former Cresskill Councilman John McCann.

Gottheimer first won election in 2016, beating out longtime Republican Rep. Scott Garret, 51%-47%, in a district that President Donald Trump narrowly won.

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