Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey



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Mar 10, 2016 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) has been named a Champion of Health Innovation by the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC).  Members of HLC visited Lance’s Westfield District Office to discuss the state of the country’s health care system and Lance’s work in Congress to spur medical innovation, make health care more affordable and keep care patient-centered.  

Mar 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today backed H.R. 3716, the Ensuring Access to Quality Medicaid Providers Act, which will strengthen Medicaid for the most vulnerable by helping increase access beyond the emergency room and reduce fraud.

Feb 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) this week backed H.R. 677, the American Heroes COLA Act, which boosts annual cost-of-living-adjustments, compensation and allowances made to the Nation’s millions of veterans.

Feb 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement in response to Tuesday’s vote to override President Obama's veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act.  The House of Representatives failed to override President Obama’s veto by a bipartisan vote of 241 to 186 — 44 short of the votes necessary to overcome the presidential veto:

Jan 21, 2016 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the Zufall Health Center in Dover has secured a $1.5 million federal grant through the Department of Health and Human Services.  Lance, a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, has helped lead the effort in Congress to preserve and protect community health centers.