Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 11, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7) today said that Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds returned by financial firms should be used to reduce our nation’s ever-growing debt, not used on new spending as suggested by the U.S. Secretary of Treasury and some in Congress.

Jun 10, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today issued the below statement following the shooting at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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.