Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

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 19, 2017 Press Release

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. 

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today supported the Financial Choice Act which repeals the Dodd-Frank Law that created bank bail outs with taxpayer money and imposed regulations that contributed to the closing of forty-two New Jersey community banks.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today issued the following statement after President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords: 

May 25, 2017 Press Release

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will host his 44th in-person town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 30 beginning at 5:30pm at the Roy Smith Theatre at Union County College in Cranford.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) has been awarded a $10 million dollar federal grant from the Positive Train Control Grant Program.  Positive Train Control (PTC) is an automated backup safety system to combat human error in operations and improve reliability.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the FY 18 budget proposed by the White House:

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