Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the attack on Dallas law enforcement:  

“I am horrified about last night’s ambush of Dallas law enforcement.  Every day in this country law enforcement personnel put their lives and safety on the line to protect and serve.  Let us grieve for all the victims and their families.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), co-chair of the Congressional Israel Caucus and one of the leading opponents of the Iran nuclear deal, successfully secured passage of an amendment to a spending measure that would eliminate the possibility of the Obama Administration’s granting Iran access to the U.S. dollar.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release
Years-long Effort Gets Near Unanimous Support

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and his Energy and Commerce Committee colleagues secured a major legislative victory on Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark reforms to the country’s mental health care system in an overwhelming vote of 422-2.  The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) now moves to the U.S.

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Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
Bridgewater Raritan High School Student Won Art Contest, Oil Painting Will Hang in Capitol Building

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) welcomed Sanjana Rao to the United States Capitol recently for the annual Congressional Art Competition showcase.  Rao, 17, was selected as the winner of the Seventh Congressional District contest for her piece, Thoughts of Coffee on You.  She earned the chance to visit Washington, D.C.

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House Select Committee on Benghazi issued an initial report on the terrorist attack on the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya:

Jun 25, 2016 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the passing of former State Senator Raymond Bateman:

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) congratulated Mountainside resident Mary Cate Greeley for receiving the Congressional Gold Medal recently at a special ceremony in Washington.  The Congressional Award Gold Medal is the highest honor for youth service.  Mary Cate earned the award by setting achieving goals in public service, personal development and physical fitness. 

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today hailed the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Texas, which upholds the lower court’s decision that President Obama’s use of executive action to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants is unlawful:

Jun 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s decision to reverse course and release the Orlando shooter's full 9-1-1 call transcript:

Jun 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) called on President Obama to release the Orlando shooter's full, unredacted 9-1-1 call transcript, without censoring references to ISIS:

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