Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey
  • Lance Takes Oath for House Term

    Congressman Lance 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.
  • Lance and Far Hills Third Grade Talk About Government

    Congressman Lance visited the third grade at the Far Hills Country Day School this week to teach a special lesson on government. Lance told the students about his job in Washington, D.C. and gave the students a history lesson on how Congress works and came to be. Lance also answered student questions.
  • Lance Speaks to Short Hills Boy Scout Troop 15

    Congressman Lance visited the Winston School on Monday to speak to Boy Scout Troop 15. Lance told the Scouts about being a lawmaker and working in Washington, D.C. and the work he does to assist their community. Lance took questions on current events and what Congress may consider in the new year. Lance is a member of the Congressional Scouting Cause and has been to over 1500 Eagle Scout Courts of Honor and Girl Scout Gold Awards to speak about civic engagement by young people.
  • 21st Century Cures Legislation Passes

    Congressman Lance welcomed patient advocates to Capitol Hill this week to celebrate passage of the 21st Century Cures Act - legislation he cosponsored that will help bring news cures to the market. One of the those advocates was Max Schill, 7, of Williamstown, N.J who came to Washington to tell lawmakers about the challenges he and his family face in confronting RASopathy Syndromes. Max and his family have fought for the 21st Century Cures bill for years and thanked Lance and other lawmakers for taking up their cause.
  • Speaker Ryan Signs Lance Bill

    Congressman Lance, Vice Chair of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee, today joined U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan as he signed off on Lance’s Consumer Review Fairness Act. Lance’s consumer protection legislation passed both the House and U.S. Senate and now heads to President Obama. The legislation will allow Americans to exercise their First Amendment rights regarding consumer experiences without fear of retribution.