Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey
  • Lance Leads U.S. House on Sanctions Bill

    Congressman Leonard Lance, one of leading voices in Congress calling for tough sanctions on Russia, hailed passage of a bill that would impose new sanctions against Russia and require President Trump to get permission from Congress before lifting or easing the existing sanctions. The bipartisan measure also imposes economic penalties against Iran and North Korea for their recent provocations.
  • Lance: $900 Million More For Gateway Tunnel

    Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) hailed the draft text of the fiscal year 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act that includes $900 million in new funding for the Gateway program:
  • Lance Celebrates 4th of July

    Heidi and I wish everyone a safe and enjoyable July 4th. As we celebrate Independence Day, let us all take a moment to think of the men and women of our Armed Forces who are away from home and the generations that came before them who fought for the advancement of liberty. It is their courage and bravery we honor this special holiday as well as the founding of this great Nation in freedom. -- L.L.
  • Lance Honored by New Jersey Mental Health Advocates

    Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, recently received the Mental Health Champion award from the New Jersey branch of National Alliance on Mental Illness. The honor was presented to Lance in a special ceremony with constituent advocates, including Kingwood Mayor Philip Lubitz. During the presentation, Lance also held a Q&A with his constituents where he discussed the work he is continuing to do in Congress to help those with mental illnesses.
  • Lance Presents Service Medals to Springfield Family

    Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) on Monday presented David Behrman and his family with the service medals that his father, Jacob Behrman, earned in the United States Army during World War II. Jacob Behrman had already received the honors from the United States military, but had them stolen from his house in Summit years ago. After assistance from Lance’s constituent casework managers, the United States Army resupplied the awards in time for a special presentation in Westfield.