Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey


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Feb 23, 2009 Press Release

WESTFIELD – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) presented Megan Arguell of Hillsborough with a congressional youth service award in recognition of her extensive volunteer activities throughout Somerset County.

Feb 18, 2009 Archive Lance News Articles

February 17, 2009
Officials tour Green Brook Flood Control Project sites, hope for more federal money

Staff Writer
Officials are hoping more federal money will soon be flowing to the Green Brook Flood Control Project.

Feb 6, 2009 Archive Lance News Articles

Posted by cdelacru February 06, 2009 13:42PM

In a nondescript warehouse, on land bought from the estate of philanthropist and socialite Doris Duke in Somerset County, sits the largest stockpile of mercury in America.

It won't be there for long if new Congressman Leonard Lance has his way.

Feb 4, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today voted to send to President Obama legislation that would renew and improve the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

Feb 3, 2009 Archive Lance News Articles

CRANFORD--During a trip to Cranford this week, Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) spoke before a group of about 40 of his constituents and was grilled on the war in Iraq, his political aspirations, and the impending switch to a digital television signal.

Feb 2, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will host a special federal grants workshop on Monday, Feb. 9 for 7th Congressional District first responders at Raritan Valley Community College. Lance represents portions of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Uni
Feb 1, 2009 Op-Eds


Strengthening Our Economy by Congressman Leonard Lance

Our economy is hurting. In the last two months alone U.S. employers have slashed 1.1 million jobs, sending the national jobless rate above 7 percent for the first time in more than 15 years.

Jan 28, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) yesterday met with President Barack Obama to review the economic stimulus package currently before the Congress.
Jan 20, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States: