Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 9, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an effort to help many New Jersey families struggling with the rising cost of higher education, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will host an education forum with financial aid experts from several New Jersey universities – including Kean University, Raritan Valley Community College and Rutgers University.

Jun 8, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Today Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) joined more than 100 bipartisan lawmakers in sending a letter urging President Obama to keep General Motors and Chrysler from rapidly closing hundreds of auto dealerships nationwide until the carmakers’ plans can be reviewed more closely.

Jun 2, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today introduced a bipartisan House Resolution seeking to put Congress on record in support of protecting the mortgage interest tax deduction. More than 170,000 New Jersey tax filers benefit from the deduction.

May 20, 2009 Press Release

Lawmaker Supports the Medical Rights Act Protecting Patients

Apr 30, 2009 Press Release

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – To recognize May as National Missing Children’s month, Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) on May 12 will host a free child safety event for parents, kids, education professionals and law enforcement at the Bridgewater Library.

Apr 28, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the Green Brook Flood Control project will receive $13 million from the federal economic stimulus package – which is the final amount of federal funds needed to finish the Bound Brook portion of the project.

Apr 27, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today called on the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security to issue immediate restrictions on non-essential travel to and from Mexico because of the swine flu virus.

Apr 22, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In honor of Earth Day 2009, Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced his support for bipartisan legislation known as the “American Renewable Energy Act” (H.R. 890). The bill would establish a renewable electricity standard (RES) to help ensure America is generating a quarter of its electricity from clean energy sources by 2025.

Apr 16, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will hold a service academy information fair for Seventh Congressional District High School Students on May 2nd. The Seventh District includes towns in Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex and Union Counties.

Apr 15, 2009 Press Release

Lawmaker Inks Legislation To Protect Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

WESTFIELD, NJ – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) joined New Jersey families, REALTORS® and small business owners at a news conference today – Tax Day – at the Westfield Post Office to call for the end of skyrocketing federal, state and local taxes that unfairly burden New Jersey taxpayers.