Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

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Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight supported H.R. 5859, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, which passed the U.S. House on the heels of three acts of terror that struck the United States over the weekend.

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) visited Bernardsville this week to accept the Defender of Housing Award from the National Association of Home Builders and the Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association of New Jersey.

Sep 19, 2016 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after Linden, N.J. police arrested 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami in connection with explosions in New York City and New Jersey:

Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today released the following statement after the U.S. House passed H.R. 5351, legislation to prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba:

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today hailed passage of reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs, including passage of his bipartisan VA Regional Office Accountability Act.

Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), Vice Chair of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee, secured passage of his Consumer Review Fairness Act in an unanimous vote in the U.S House. The legislation will allow Americans to exercise their First Amendment rights regarding consumer experiences without fear of retribution.

Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

UNION COUNTY, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) joined U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (NJ) and Colonel David A. Caldwell, Commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (New York District), for a site visit on the proposed solution to end chronic flooding of the Rahway River. 

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed S.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will be returning nearly $140,000 in unspent funds from his 2015 congressional office budget back to the federal government for the purpose of deficit reduction.  The 7th District lawmaker has returned more than $600,000 in unspent budget funds since taking office in Jan. 2009.

Sep 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 in Congress of the Obama Iranian Nuclear Deal, has introduced legislation that would bar the Obama Administration from making cash payments to Iran until it pays millions of dollars in judgments awarded to the U.S. victims of its global terrorist network.

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