WASHINGTON – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) said President Obama’s expected call to freeze much of the federal budget over the next three years is a step in the right direction, but he said more must be done in order to address the Nation’s rapidly growing $12 trillion federal debt.
WASHINGTON – In response to the announcement that House Democrats do not have the votes to pass the Senate health care bill, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) called on congressional leaders to begin anew and pass his fiscally responsible legislation H.R. 3970, the “Medical Rights and Reform Act.”
Lawmakers: Massachusetts election results calls for a new direction
WASHINGTON – In light of yesterday’s Massachusetts election results, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to withdraw from the current health care negotiations and begin work toward a fiscally responsibly health care reform plan.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) made the following statement in reaction to Scott Brown's victory in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:
"I congratulate U.S. Senator-elect Scott Brown on his tremendous victory. His message of lower taxes, less government spending and reducing the federal debt clearly resonated with Massachusetts voters of all political stripes.
Lance Will Vote To Replace Trillion Health Bill With Fiscally Responsible Reforms
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Leonard Lance today pledged to support a repeal of any federal takeover of health care enacted this year and replace it with fiscally responsible common-sense reforms.
Lawmaker Says American Public Must Have Time To Review Important Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and more than two dozen House Republicans are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to post the final health care bill on the Internet for two weeks prior to any votes in Congress.
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today issued the following statement regarding the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12th.
Lawmaker Says American Public Must Be Given Time To Review Important Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today called on congressional leaders to pledge publicly to post the final health care reform bill on the Internet for two weeks prior to any votes in Congress.
Lawmaker Denounces Plan For Secret, Closed Door Deliberations; Calls For C-SPAN TV Coverage
FLEMINGTON, NJ – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today said he was disappointed in the congressional end-of-the-year spending spree and said Congress must to do more to protect taxpayers and address the growing federal debt.