Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after opposing H.R. 2 – the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, also known as the Farm Bill.  The measure was defeated in the House of Representatives:

May 16, 2018 Press Release
Legislation Includes $5 billion for the Veterans Choice Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today backed the VA MISSION Act of 2018 – legislation to provide much-needed reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical system, including allowing veterans the choice to opt-in for community care.

May 15, 2018 Press Release
NJ Airports Could See Reimbursement from Trump National Flight Restrictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Two major priorities of Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) have been included in the draft text of the fiscal year 2019 U.S.

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May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), co-chair of the Republican Israel Caucus, issued the following statement on the dedication of U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem:

May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today praised the Supreme Court of the United States for striking down a federal ban on sports betting.

May 10, 2018 Press Release
House Passes Energy and Commerce Committee Nuclear Waste Storage Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today helped secure passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act, legislation drafted by Lance’s Energy and Commerce Committee to move the Nation’s more than 80,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel — including 3,000 metric tons stored on-site in New Jersey — to secure temporary sites in New Mexico and Texas.

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today signed a discharge petition calling for a debate and vote on a series of immigration reform bills languishing in the U.S. House.  Lance is the first N.J. Republican to lend his name to this effort. 

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the release of three American hostages detained in North Korea. 

May 8, 2018 Press Release
E&C telecom bill Moving through Subcommittee

“Radio frequencies are not toys for unlicensed broadcasters”

– Vice Chair Lance

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON. D.C. -- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), co-chair of the Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement after the President’s announcement regarding the Iran Deal:

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