Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), a senior member of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an executive order advancing two important national pipeline projects:

“Today's action by President Trump will allow the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to be built.

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the 58th Presidential Inauguration:

Jan 17, 2017 Press Release

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed a budget resolution that gives Congress the legislative tools to repeal and replace Obamacare:

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release
NJ One of Eight States Selected Under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues.

Jan 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), Chair of the Republican Israel Caucus, today announced he has introduced legislation that would facilitate the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel to the capital city of Jerusalem.

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release
7th District lawmaker will remain on Health and Consumer Protection Panels

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) has been appointed Vice Chair of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee under the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The influential panel has oversight over the United States digital economy, the Federal Communications Commission and rules and regulations effecting New Jersey’s many telecommunications companies.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) voted in favor of H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act – which requires federal regulations with an economic impact of $100 million or more to receive congressional approval.  Lance was an original cosponsor of the legislation.

 

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) was joined by his wife, Heidi Rohrbach, as he took the oath of office for the 115th Congress.  The oath was administered by House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Dec 29, 2016 Press Release

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on sanctions imposed against Russia:

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