Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Economy and Tax Relief

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Oct 28, 2014 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- 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 Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.  The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded Lance the Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Award based on his votes in Congress and unyielding support for the estimated 18.6 million manufacturing jobs in the U.S.

Oct 21, 2014 Press Release

Leading Small Business Organization Recognizes 7th District Lawmaker for His Pro-Growth Votes

WESTFIELD, N.J. – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) has been named a ‘Guardian of Small Business’ by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the leading small business association in the country.   The group recognized Lance for his strong voting record on issues important to small-business owners and the middle-class consumers who keep American’s Main Streets thriving.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Years Long Effort to Audit the Federal Reserve Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today praised House passage of H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, which will require government audits of Federal Reserve monetary policy, as well as scrutinize figures the central bank has lent and will lend to specific banks. 

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

Effort Sees New Momentum Nine Years Since Last Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he has joined a coalition of thirty lawmakers asking the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to bring to a vote a repeal of  the federal estate tax, or “Death Tax.” 

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) joined an overwhelming bipartisan House majority today in reauthorizing the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which would make the ban on Internet access taxes permanent.

New taxes to access e-mail and other Internet services is the last thing our economy needs right now.  Enactment of a permanent moratorium on Internet access taxes will allow American consumers and small businesses to continue to grow and thrive in our Nation’s digital economy,” said Lance.