Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

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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.

Sep 2, 2016 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on Labor Day:

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that his Westfield District Office will host office hours for the Veterans Administration, bringing the expertise of V.A. agents specializing in assisting veterans directly to constituents.   

Aug 18, 2016 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight released the following statement after the U.S. State Department confirmed a $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners:

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