Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

May 24, 2017 Press Release
NJ Transit Awarded $10 Million

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) has been awarded a $10 million dollar federal grant from the Positive Train Control Grant Program.  Positive Train Control (PTC) is an automated backup safety system to combat human error in operations and improve reliability.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the FY 18 budget proposed by the White House:

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced the White House Internship Program application is now open.  The application portal will remain open until 11:59PM EDT on June 16, 2017.  Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Homeland Security Funds Will Update Equipment

MILBURN, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced the Milburn  Fire Department was awarded a $231,613 federal grant to procure new safety equipment.  The Congressman joined Milburn Township Mayor Cheryl H. Burstein and Fire Chief Robert Echavarria in praising the firefighters with the Milburn Fire Department.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Health Subcommittee Advances Measure

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) secured passage of his legislation, H.R.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on former FBI Director Robert Mueller being named special counsel for the Russia probe:

May 9, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Lance and Quigley Push to Open Secret Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Every year thousands of non-confidential reports are compiled by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) for use by Congressional offices and today U.S.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act:

May 3, 2017 Press Release
Cuts to Private Funds Threaten New Jersey and California Life Science Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C.—  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he was teaming up with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18) to re-introduce the FDA Safety Over Sequestration Act, or FDA SOS Act, which exempts Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fees from sequestration.   FDA user fees are paid entirely by companies in the industry to help speed up the approval of safe and effective drugs a

May 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Diana DeGette (CO-01) have introduced bipartisan legislation called the Patient Experience in Research Act of 2017 (PERA) in the U.S.

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