Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Full Appropriations Committee Signs Off, Defeats Effort to Keep Reports Sealed

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  The U.S.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today secured passage of H.R. 3017, the Brownfields Enhancement Economic Redevelopment and Reauthorization Act, through the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The measure would reauthorize the successful Brownfields Program that is tasked with remediation and redevelopment of 419 sites in New Jersey.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
7th District Lawmaker Signs Onto GOP Climate Change Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he has cosponsored H.Res. 195 -- a congressional resolution calling for innovative solutions to protect our Nation's economic and national security from the growing challenges of climate change.

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today praised the Supreme Court of the United States for agreeing to hear arguments in its next session on whether sports betting should be legalized in New Jersey.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 7-2 in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer that it is unlawful to deny a church an otherwise available public benefit on account of its religious status:

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
CRS reports one step closer to public information

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today hailed action by the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee for advancing its fiscal year 2018 annual spending bill that directs the Congressional Research Service (CRS) to make public its 30,000 reports.  Lance has led the legislative effort for this good government reform.

Jun 21, 2017 Press Release
15 Students Will Accept Call to Serve


Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to preserve state and local tax deduction (SALT) in tax reform plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after a gunman opened fired during a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game in Alexandria, Virginia:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to my friend Steve Scalise and his family as well as the others wounded in this morning’s cowardly attack.  May God speed their recovery.

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today supported S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, bipartisan legislation that will address many of the contributing factors to recent scandals at the Veterans Administration.