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WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced his congressional offices have successfully closed its 4000th constituent casework request. Constituent cases are opened by Lance’s staff when residents ask the office for assistance and are experiencing difficulties with federal agencies such as the IRS, Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, the State Department or any other federal agency. Lance’s staff works as an advocate for the constituent until a successful resolution.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 1737, the Reforming Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act, and H.R. 1210, the Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the Obama Administration rejected the Keystone XL pipeline:
“Rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline harms American consumers, American workers and our largest trading partner and ally Canada while helping our adversary China, which will undoubtedly benefit from the flow of Canadian crude west instead of into the United States. The President’s decision today is irresponsible and Congress must overturn it.”
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), Vice Chair of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee, released the following statement in reaction to the Obama Administration releasing the full text of the recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today released the following statement after the U.S. House passed H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act. This two-year budget deal suspends the federal debt limit until March 2017 and breaks the 2011 budget caps for defense and non-defense programs: