Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Sep 22, 2017 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced Community in Crisis, Inc., Hunterdon Prevention Resource, Inc. and Empower Somerset, Inc.

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Sep 21, 2017 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) has joined as a cosponsor of the bipartisan Report and Educate About Campus Hazing (REACH) Act, authored by Congressman Pat Meehan (PA-07).  The bipartisan legislation will require incidents of hazing to be reported as part of a college’s annual crime report so that such information is public record. 

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the required government funding measures by the end of the fiscal year.  The package includes start-up funds for the Gateway Tunnel among other Lance priorities.

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, released the following statement after the release of a single-payer health care plan in the U.S. Senate.

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Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today joined in a meeting at the White House with President Trump on the Gateway Tunnel – a project critical to New Jersey and the Northeast Corridor.  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers from both states also attended.

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release
Lance: Natural disasters can strike any part of this Nation at any time

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) spoke before the U.S. House today before the chamber approved a disaster supplemental measure to assist the Hurricane Harvey federal response:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration's announcement to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Aug 24, 2017 Press Release
Measure Would End Restrictions on Veterans’ Care

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he has introduced the Veterans Health Care Freedom Act (H.R. 2037), legislation to do away with the ‘40-mile rule’ determining eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program.  The ‘40 mile rule’ allows veterans who live greater than 40 miles from a V.A. care facility to seek private care outside of the V.A.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Murray Hill, N.J. ---- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) used a tour of historic Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill, N.J. to showcase the work of the U.S.

Aug 21, 2017 Press Release
District Offices Help Residents Confront Red Tape

WESTFIELD, N.J.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today proudly announced his congressional offices have successfully closed its 5000th 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 D

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