Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

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:

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release
Helping Families Act Sent to House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) this morning helped secure passage of a major overhaul of the country’s mental health care system in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  Lance is an original cosponsor of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act and was key in ensuring this legislation passed through the committee system.

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today called for an increased focus on online radicalization in response to the Orlando terrorist attack.

Jun 12, 2016 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement on the Orlando terrorist attack:

May 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07)  introduced legislation today in the House of Representatives that would permit the President of the United States to award David Dunnels White the Medal of Honor posthumously for the act of gallantry during the Civil War.  White is an ancestor of the White Family of Lebanon, New Jersey. 

May 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the Zufall Health Center in Dover has secured a $3.2 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.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the National Defense Authorization Act:

May 17, 2016 Press Release
7th District Lawmaker One of 21 Republicans Appointed To Conference Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) was appointed by U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan today to serve on a bipartisan conference committee charged with assembling final legislation to combat the Nation’s opioid epidemic.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), member of the Congressional Combat Heroin Taskforce, today hailed passage of a major legislative package that will address the drug abuse problem facing the United States.   Lance’s own measure, H.R. 4976, the Opioid Review Modernization Act, won unanimous approval on the House Floor.