Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Mar 21, 2018 Press Release
Bill Gains Support From Public Health Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Joseph P.

Mar 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement upon the release of the legislative text for the fiscal year 2018 omnibus legislation, which includes $540 million in funding for the Gateway project and outlines a process to earn $2.9 billion more in federal support.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the U.S. Treasury issued sanctions on Russia through the Office of Foreign Assets Control:

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the STOP School Violence Act:

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release
The Directing Implementation of Sanctions and Accountability for Russian Mischief (DISARM) Act holds Russia accountable for election meddling by enforcing stalled sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today teamed up with Reps.

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after the President issued his proposed tariffs:

“Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that the U.S. economy gained a whopping 313,000 jobs in the month of February.  Now is not the time to implement job-killing tariffs.

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release
Somerset Sheriff Office’s Phone Number Previously ‘Spoofed’

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today secured passage of his Anti-Spoofing Act through the U.S. House.  The Anti-Spoofing Act outlaws ‘spoofing’ - a practice where con artists disguise their phone numbers to make it appear that they’re calling from a government agency.  The measure passed during National Consumer Protection Week.  

Feb 23, 2018 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today led 18 Republican lawmakers in a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan calling for H.R.

Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today said it is time to end a 22-year restriction that forbids the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from studying the links between mental health and gun violence.

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
IRS will Review Christie Executive Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) hosted a meeting on Capitol Hill Thursday with Acting IRS Commissioner David J.

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