Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey
  • Lance Honored in Clark for Economic Record

    Congressman Lance was honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the New Jersey Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce for his support of job creating policies in Washington and his record delivering on issues important to taxpayers. The special presentation came after a tour and small business town hall event at Kerry Ingredients & Flavors in Clark.
  • Lance Speaks to High Bridge Elementary

    Congressman Lance this week visited the fourth grade class at High Bridge Elementary School. Lance spoke to the fourth graders about government and public service as part of the curriculum on state and federal government. Lance quizzed the class on American history and current events and took several questions from the students.
  • Lance Hosts 2016 Congressional Art Contest

    Congressman Lance welcomed participants in the 2016 Congressional Art Contest to the Merck Campus in Kenilworth for a public display of their submissions. The display featured 93 original pieces of art, all created by high school students from New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District. A panel of judges selected Thoughts of Coffee on You, an oil painting by Sanjana Rao (center), a junior at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, as the winner. Jabili Kandula (left), a student at Governor Livingston High School, was awarded 2nd place for her piece titled Liberty Park. Breanne DeBarros (right), a student at New Providence High School, was awarded 3rd place for @Play.
  • Lance Honors 1500th Scout

    Congressman Lance recently visited Martinsville for the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony for three Boy Scouts of America. Robert D. Erwin III, Michael D. Benson and Thomas C. Seelinger each achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in a special ceremony attended by Lance, and the family and friends of the Scouts. Lance has attended ceremonies honoring at least 1500 young men achieving the Eagle rank and several hundred young women achieving the Gold Award.
  • Lance Continues Fighting For Vets Against Bureaucracy

    Congressman Lance's staff this week hosted office hours for the Veterans Administration, bringing an expert V.A. claims agent specializing in assisting veterans directly to Westfield to meet with constituents. The claims professional and members of Lance’s constituent services team worked with many appointments to straighten out V.A. benefits, compensation, pensions and other benefit programs. Bobbi Goodman, Director of Lance’s Constituent Services, assists veteran and Pittstown resident Jim Parker.