Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

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

Aug 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced the White House Internship Program application is now open for the Spring 2018 term.  The application portal will remain open until 11:59PM EDT on September 8, 2017.  Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Aug 10, 2017 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that St.

Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will host his 45th in-person town hall meeting on Thursday, August 3 beginning at 5:30pm in the John LaPorta Theater at the Warren County Technical School in Franklin Township, New Jersey. 

Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he has introduced legislation that would permanently authorize and require employers use the E-Verify system to ensure their employees are eligible to be working in the United States.  Lance is introducing the U.S. House-version of U.S.

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