Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey
  • Lance Weclomes NJ National Youth Correspondents to Washington

    Congressman Lance welcomed a delegation of National Youth Correspondents to his office in Washington this week. Attending the meeting with Lance were: Katherine Kapustka of Berkeley Heights, Justine Drake of Phillipsburg and Anna Salvatore of Pennington. The three students were visiting Washington to attend the Washington Journalism and Media Conference.
  • Lance Praises H.R. 6147

    Congressman Lance used debate time on the Department of the Interior spending measure to ensure that the American Cyanimide Superfund site in Bridgewater would remain a priority cleanup site for the EPA.
  • Lance Leads Opposition to Gutting Funding for the Arts and Humanities

    Congressman Lance secured another victory in Congress this week defending appropriations for the Nation Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lance urged his colleagues to consider the multiplier effect of investing in the arts and humanities and the economic benefits and federal in tax revenue. Lance won the vote 297-112.
  • Lance Amendment a Win for New Jersey

    Congressman Lance successfully secured passage this week of an amendment to the Department of the Interior spending measure increasing funding for the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program. Lance urged his colleagues to support protecting the Nation’s water supply and the over 15 million people served by the Delaware River. Lance’s amendment was offered with Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and won unanimous bipartisan support.
  • Lance Welcomes Lung Cancer Alliance to Washington

    Congressman Lance welcomed a delegation from the Lung Cancer Alliance to Washington for a meeting to discuss federal healthcare policy. Lance and the delegation discussed increased funding for cancer research and other shared legislative priorities. Lance, a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, helped lead the successful effort to boost federal health research funds.