Tom Kean, Jr. picked to be new Minority Leader

Tom Kean, Jr. was unanimously selected by Senate Republicans today as the new Minority Leader, replacing Leonard Lance.

Lance told PoliticsNJ.com that he allowed Kean to ascend to the position unchallenged, and said that he will become the party's ranking member on the Budget Appropriations Committee.

Sen. Joe Kyrillos said that he nominated Kean for the position. Tom Kean, Jr. picked to be new Minority Leader