Category: Leonard Lance

GOP Congressman urges Trump to reconsider tariffs in light of excellent jobs report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.85% last month as non-farm payrolls rose (seasonally adjusted) by a whopping 223,000. That’s the lowest its been in half of a century; the regular unemployment rate has only been this Read More

New Jersey’s Lance Slams ‘Wasteful’ Farm Bill After Nay Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2), popularly known as the Farm Bill, failed to get through the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday morning by a narrow 198-213 vote. Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) was among the ‘nay’ votes. Read More

NJ-07: Lance cheers end of “deeply flawed” Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), incumbent co-chairman of the Republican Israel Caucus, isn’t always on President Trump’s side but he is supportive of the Iran Deal’s demise. “The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action negotiated by the Obama Read More

Larry Sabato: Leonard Lance’s reelection is a ‘toss-up’ proposition

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — One of New Jersey’s battleground House races is tightening, at least according to one of America’s better-known political prognosticators. On Thursday, Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia updated his “Crystal Ball” forecast to move Leonard Lance’s Read More

NJ-07: Lance readies Phillipsburg town hall meeting

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. — Leonard Lance is ready for his 47th town hall meeting. On Friday, April 27th, the Republican Congressman announced an in-person town hall meeting at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to discuss topics including “his leadership role Read More

Lance, Pallone will get to question Facebook’s Zuckerberg

WESTFIELD, N.J. — Two of New Jersey members of the House of Representatives – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) – will get to question one of America’s titans of tech next week.  As members of the U.S. Read More

N.J. Congressmen Applaud Trump’s Decision to Boot Russian Nationals

FLEMINGTON, N.J. — The Trump Administration’s decision to eject 60 Russians from the United States on Monday was met with widespread approval including from members of his own party in New Jersey. Congressman Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07), a sometimes Trump critic, applauded Read More

Lance seeks to curb Trump’s discretion in enforcing Russian sanctions

By The Staff _ WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) is happy that the U.S. Treasury sanctioned Russia through the Office of Foreign Assets Control this week after a nerve agent attack in the U.K. But the New Jersey Read More

Lance takes New Jersey’s property tax prepayment case to the IRS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) isn’t giving up on finding a way for New Jerseyans to deduct those property tax prepayments that they scrambled to make late last year. Lance and his Democrat colleague, Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Read More