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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement in response to Tuesday’s vote to override President Obama's veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. The House of Representatives failed to override President Obama’s veto by a bipartisan vote of 241 to 186 — 44 short of the votes necessary to overcome the presidential veto:
FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the Zufall Health Center in Dover has secured a $1.5 million federal grant through the Department of Health and Human Services. Lance, a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, has helped lead the effort in Congress to preserve and protect community health centers.
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The first order of business for the new session of the House of Representatives was laying the groundwork for significant improvement to our Nation’s health care system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today backed the first ObamaCare repeal and replacement effort that will be sent to the President’s desk. The legislative package, H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, marks the first time a repeal and replacement plan has passed both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate and sets the stage for a new President to sign a new health care system into law in 2017.
WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced his congressional offices have successfully closed its 4000th constituent casework request. Constituent cases are opened by Lance’s staff when residents ask the office for assistance and are experiencing difficulties with federal agencies such as the IRS, Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, the State Department or any other federal agency. Lance’s staff works as an advocate for the constituent until a successful resolution.