Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  U.S.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today 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:

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the Zufall Health Center in Dover has secured a $2.6 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.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Two Immigration Enforcement Measures Pass House

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today supported two strong immigration enforcement bills.  H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, prohibits state and local government entities from mandating noncompliance with federal immigration enforcement and H.R.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Full Appropriations Committee Signs Off, Defeats Effort to Keep Reports Sealed

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  The U.S.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today secured passage of H.R. 3017, the Brownfields Enhancement Economic Redevelopment and Reauthorization Act, through the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The measure would reauthorize the successful Brownfields Program that is tasked with remediation and redevelopment of 419 sites in New Jersey.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
7th District Lawmaker Signs Onto GOP Climate Change Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he has cosponsored H.Res. 195 -- a congressional resolution calling for innovative solutions to protect our Nation's economic and national security from the growing challenges of climate change.

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today praised the Supreme Court of the United States for agreeing to hear arguments in its next session on whether sports betting should be legalized in New Jersey.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 7-2 in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer that it is unlawful to deny a church an otherwise available public benefit on account of its religious status:

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