Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Oct 29, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today released the following statement regarding the new health care reform measure unveiled today by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

Oct 26, 2009 Press Release

EDISON, NJ – Today, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) joined officials from the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR®) in support of extending the popular home buyer tax credit through 2010 and expanding it to all New Jersey home buy

Oct 20, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced Tuesday that the House of Representatives gave its final approval of legislation that includes his request for $150,000 to help fund a feasibility study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that would help determine the best course of action to help Manville meet its flood control needs.

Oct 15, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that the House of Representatives today gave its final approval of Lance’s $500,000 request for enhancements to Union County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The federal investment would help the County enhance its emergency operations center through upgraded technologies and improved communications equipment.

Oct 13, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that he has introduced legislation to extend and expand the federal homebuyer tax deduction.

Oct 9, 2009 Press Release

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today joined Scotch Plains Mayor Nancy Malool, Dr. Margaret W. Hayes, Scotch Plains Superintendent of Schools, Scotch Plains Police Chief Brian Mahoney and Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Principal Dr. David Heisey in announcing a $52,030 federal safe schools grant for the Scotch Plains Police Department.

Oct 9, 2009 Press Release

UNION, NJ – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today commended Union Township officials for receiving a $132,000 federal safe schools grant.

Oct 8, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an effort to increase transparency and increase fairness to taxpayers, Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today introduced H.R. 3762, the “Congressional Research Service Electronic Accessibility Act of 2009.”  

Oct 2, 2009 Press Release

WESTFIELD, NJ – Congressman Leonard Lance, (NJ-07) today arranged for a special ceremony at Westfield High School to honor senior, Yixiao Wang, with a Congressional Record honoring his gold medal award for participating in the Internationa

Oct 2, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, announced he was backing legislation that would prohibit financial institutions who are currently receiving funds under the Troubled Asset Relief Program – also known as “TARP” – from funding the controversial group Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) or any of its