The National Troopers Coalition (NTC), consisting of 42 member associations in 38 states representing more than 45,000 State Troopers and Highway Patrol Officers nationwide, is proud to announce the following endorsements.
The NTC, which assists member state police associations in achieving the best possible equipment, benefits and working conditions, believes these candidates will work to further its mission.
These candidates understand the important roles that State Troopers and Highway Patrol Officers across the country play in homeland security, and the NTC is confident these candidates will remain committed to public safety through various efforts.
In these difficult economic times, these candidates have pledged fiscal responsibility with the needs of public safety and the public in mind. These candidates understand that State Troopers and Highway Patrol Officers are also parents and taxpayers, and will focus on educational needs and keeping taxes in check.
It is with careful consideration that the NTC is endorsing these candidates for election. The challenges facing State Troopers and Highway Patrol Officers across the country and members of the law enforcement community are greater than ever before, and we need these candidates to help State Troopers and Highway Patrol officers better serve the public.
The following candidates have been vetted and endorsed by the National Troopers Coalition:
Arizona: Matt Salmon District 5. Salmon kept his commitment to stay in office for 6 years.
California: District (1) - Doug LaMalfa, District (2) Jared Huffman, District (3) John Garamendi, (5) Mike Thompson, (8) Paul Cook, (10) Jeff Denham, (11) George Miller, (16) Jim Costa, (17) Mike Honda, (20) Samuel Farr, (23) Kevin McCarthy, (27) Judy Chu, (28) Adam Schiff, (29) Tony Cardenas, (30) Howard Berman, (32) Grace Napolitano, (34) Xavier Becerra, (37) Karen Bass, (47) Alan Lowenthal, (51) Juan Vargas, (53) Susan Davis. Motion Seconded by Arizona. Motion passed.
Connecticut: Chris Donavon – Former Speaker of House
Louisiana: Jeff Landry – 3rd District
Massachusetts - Senator Scott Brown (R)
Nevada: Stephen Horsford – 4th District
New Hampshire: None
New Jersey: Bill Pascrell – 9th District – Restored COPS funding and fighting hard against the IRS pension rules.
New York: Senator Kristen Gillibrand (D), Rep. Peter King (R), Rep. Chris Gibson (R) 20th District, Rep. Brian Higgins (D) 27th District and Candidate for Congress, Grace Meng (D) 6th District.
Ohio: Senator Sherrod Brown.
South Carolina: District 1 – Rep. Scott, District 2 - Rep. Wilson, District 3 –Rep. Duncan, District 4 – Rep. Gowdy, District 5 – Rep. Mulvaney, District 6 – Rep. Clyburn, District 7 – Rep. Bauer.
Vermont : None