U.S. House of Representatives

Lance: N.J. constituents “cannot afford” Bernie’s single-payer plan

Bernie Sanders (D-VT) claims the support of 17 Democrats for his single-payer health care bill, Save Jerseyans, but it seems more likely to be on the Democrat platform in 2020 than on President Trump’s desk anytime soon. Republicans are pushing back all the same. “Senator Sanders’ single-payer health care plan is one that my constituents […]

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Breaking down where the CD5 GOP Primary stands right now

Steve Lonegan’s press conference arguably signaled the formal start to the primary fight for the right to challenge Josh Gottheimer, Save Jerseyans. Democrats think Gottheimer is sitting pretty, but the potential field boasts some strong potential candidates for federal office. Here’s where we stand: Likely to Run: Former Cresskill Councilman John McCann McCann is already […]

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VIDEO: Christie swipes at Texas ‘hypocrites’ over disaster aid. But were they?

Twenty Texas representatives opposed the Sandy aid package a few years back; no one should be surprised that that decision elicited a strong response from Chris Christie on Monday as Harvey continued to pound the Houston region: But will a future Harvey bill contain the same level of pork barrel spending that characterized the Sandy […]

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MacArthur optimistic as Trump offers fresh take on Afghanistan

President Donald Trump laid out a new road map for victory in Afghanistan on Monday night, Save Jerseyans, and Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is feeling bullish. “The President’s strategy for Afghanistan will protect our homeland, support our troops, and prevent terror groups from establishing safe havens in Afghanistan,” the two-term congressman said in a […]

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MUST LISTEN: Rep. MacArthur obliterates socialism, single-payer in 2 minutes

Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) fielded a particularly angry call this week during a radio appearance on the topic of single-payer health care. The GOP legislator’s answer? An amazing, articulate OBLITERATION of socialist/single-payer ideology.  Watch and please share: –

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Lance Introduces Legislation to Mandate E-Verify

If Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) gets his way? All U.S. employers will be required to use a E-Verify system to bar the hiring of illegal immigrant workers. “E-Verify is a proven system for making sure job opportunities are for American workers. E-Verify is a deterrent against illegal immigration and expanding it to new workplaces will […]

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OPINION: Leonard Lance Needs a Clearer View of the Contact Lens Debate

I have always been a big fan of Rep. Leonard Lance. In fact, just a couple of months ago, I wrote on this very website about his principled stand on Internet privacy. But it is my belief that his stance on a new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule will allow consumers to continue to be […]

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Telling It Straight: Shame On These Cowards!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — Let’s tell it like it is. The entrenched Republicans in the U. S. Senate are in the process of making fools of themselves. And the biggest culprits are the Futile Four who sank the latest effort to replace and replace Obamacare: Whiny Susan Collins, Picky Rand Paul, […]

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POLL: Who should the NJGOP nominate for Congress in NJ-05?

VOTE, and then offer your best argument (if you want to) in the comments section below: — Who should the NJGOP nominate for Congress in NJ-05? Montvale Mayor Michael Ghassali Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan Attorney John McCann Warren County Freeholder Jason Sarnoski   pollcode.com free polls —

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VIDEO: Lance wouldn’t have taken meeting with Russian lawyer

Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) has made strides to distance himself from President Trump since January, Save Jerseyans, and in the wake of a controversy concerning senior Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer, the Central Jersey congressman wasn’t willing to pre-judge anything as the investigation remains ongoing. He said a lot of other stuff, too, […]

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N.J. Congressional Delegation Lobbying for Big Gateway Tunnel Bucks ($900M!)

The notorious (and long-dead) ARC tunnel’s successor won’t be built for awhile, Save Jerseyans, but the fight for funding starts now. On Tuesday, Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) celebrated the proposed FY 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act for allotting $900 million for the so-called Gateway program to link New Jersey and New York underwater […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rep. Frelinghuysen Should Stand Up for New Jersey and Online Gaming

New Jersey was the first state in the nation to exercise its right under the Tenth Amendment to allow residents to legally participate in online gaming.  In the crazy world of Washington, DC, this right is now being stripped away by a billionaire Las Vegas casino owner. New Jersey’s Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) can stop […]

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OP-ED: Reforming flood program ensures government is more responsive to the people it serves

Nearly five years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore and forever changed its landscape. Ocean County — my home — was the epicenter of the storm, and half of all New Jersey Sandy flood claims happened here. An estimated 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, resulting in over $30 billion in losses. Worse, thousands […]

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New Jersey’s Lance donates blood for Scalise and other shooting victims

Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) was one of a number of Congressional members and staffers to contribute blood this week in honor of Rep. Steve Scalise and the other victims of last week’s Alexandria shooting: Donated blood with the help of @RedCross for @SteveScalise @CapitolPolice & the victims of last week's shooting. pic.twitter.com/g6FLvW5VDf — Rep. […]

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