Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Economy and Tax Relief

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Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lance joins Mike Beneduce, Jr., owner and winemaker of Beneduce Vineyards in Pittstown, during a tour of the vineyard

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced his co-sponsorship of H.R. 2903, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act.  The measure would eliminate outdated regulations and make the U.S. tax code more fair, which is vital to New Jersey’s vibrant wine vineyards, craft brewers, cider and distilled spirits industries.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Continuing to make good on his promise to cut federal spending, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will be returning nearly $225,000 from his 2014 congressional office budget to the U.S. Treasury for the purposes of deficit reduction.  Since coming to Congress in Jan. 2009, the Seventh District lawmaker has returned nearly one-half of a million dollars from his office operating budget.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement today after House passage of S. Con. Res. 11, the Budget Resolution for fiscal year 2016 and the first bicameral budget document in more than a decade that balances without raising taxes on American families:

Apr 20, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) has been named a ‘Champion of Manufacturing’ for his pro job-creating policies to rebuild the American manufacturing industry and for his work on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) awarded Lance the Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Award in a special ceremony in New Providence, New Jersey at C. R. Bard, Inc.

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) spent Tax Day voting in favor of a series of reforms that will strengthen transparency and accountability at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

At a time when filing taxes is more complicated than ever, Congress should lessen the tax burden on Americans and protect hard-working taxpayers from IRS abuse,” said Lance.  “Today the U.S. House has passed a series of measures that protect taxpayer rights and bring accountability and responsibility to the IRS.”