Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey
  • Lance Hosts 100 Students For Leadership Conference

    Congressman Lance hosted a student leadership conference on Saturday at Governor Livingston High School for over 100 high schools student interested in government and politics. The event included a hands-on activity to balance the federal budget and a keynote address from Mike DuHaime, a Westfield resident, political strategist and currently a partner at the public affairs firm Mercury LLC. Lance also spoke and took questions on current events and issues facing the Nation.
  • Hunterdon Prosecutor Backs Lance Drug Abuse Action Plan

    Congressman Lance met with Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, recently in Flemington to discuss the opioid and drug abuse epidemic. Following the meeting, Kearns gave his support to Lance’s bipartisan legislation, H.R. 4976, The Opioid Review Modernization Act, that reforms and improves the medical drug approval and label process for prescription drugs, a major contributing factor to drug abuse. Lance spearheaded the bill through the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee in Congress. The duo also discussed new strategies and initiatives taken by the Prosecutor’s Office.
  • 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.