DEMAREST, N.J. -- Demearest native and Republican Michael J. Cino announced he has filedwith the Federal Election Commission with the intent to run for United States Congress.
"After making sure all Americans are safe, Growing American Jobs is the most important challenge ahead of us." Cino said in a statement. "We have to stop Washington from shipping jobs overseas."
Cino has been critical of the cost of living in Bergen County, citing exorbitant property taxes and growing healthcare deductibles as some of the primary culprits.
Cino graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in International Economics. He is a life-long Bergen County resident who works in the wholesale gasoline business. He also started and ran an Environmental consulting firm.
The Republican primary is scheduled for June 7.