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Leonard Lance's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Leonard Lance
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Heidi; 1 Child: Peter
Birth Date: 06/25/1952
Birth Place: Easton, PA
Home City: Clinton Township, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Provide Quality Accessible Healthcare
June 10, 2014 Lance Acts To Ensure Veterans Can Immediately Access Care
June 3, 2014 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets
May 30, 2014 Lance Statement on the Resignation of General Shinseki
May 21, 2014 Lance Responds to New Allegations of VA Misconduct
May 8, 2014 Cancer Research
April 4, 2014 Lance's ‘Excellence In Mental Health Act' Provisions Now Law
March 28, 2014 House Passes Version of Bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 4, 2014 Whitehouse, Eshoo, Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework
March 4, 2014 Harkin, Whitehouse, Eshoo, and Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework
Feb. 27, 2014 Modernizing Our Drug and Diagnostics Evalution and Regulatory Network Cures Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Lance Announces Lymphedema Treatment Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Lance Backs Budget Proposal Restoring FDA Funds
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Dec. 13, 2013 Lance Introduces Major Mental Health Legislation
Dec. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Dec. 3, 2013 Lance PREEMIE Bill Now Law
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 13, 2013 Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Premature Births to Become Law
Nov. 12, 2013 Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers Who Deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act
Nov. 12, 2013 Lance PREEMIE Act Sails Through House
Sept. 28, 2013 Lance Hails Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 12, 2013 Lance Legislation Designed to Help Patients with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
July 18, 2013 Lance Leads Bipartisan Effort To Exempt FDA User Fees From Sequestration
June 25, 2013 Lance Receives Award for Cancer Work
May 20, 2013 Lance Unveils "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act'
May 13, 2013 Lance: Medical Device Tax Repeal "Critical To Creating Jobs" For New Jersey and the Nation
March 4, 2013 Lance Announces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Mental Health Services
Feb. 7, 2013 Sens. Bennet, Alexander and Reps. Eshoo, Lance Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Premature Births
Nov. 30, 2012 Senate Approves Lance's Cancer Research Act
Sept. 21, 2012 Recognizing September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month
Sept. 20, 2012 House Approves Lance's Bipartisan Cancer Legislation
Sept. 19, 2012 Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act of 2012
July 18, 2012 Eshoo, Lance Lead 112 Members in Call for Energy & Commerce Committee Markup of Pancreatic Cancer Bill
July 17, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Upton and Pitts, and Ranking Members Waxman and Pallone
June 20, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
June 7, 2012 Lance: Tax on Medical Devices Will Stifle Innovation and Hurt N.J. Jobs
May 7, 2012 Lance Discusses Bill to Help Spur Innovation, and Growth for the Cosmetics, Personal Care Industry
May 2, 2012 Lance Backs Legislation to Improve Federal Research for Tourette Syndrome
March 22, 2012 Lance Votes to Strike Another Provision of the President's Health Care Law
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Feb. 2, 2012 Lance Calls on Senate to Approve House-Passed Repeal of CLASS Act
Jan. 27, 2012 Congressional Republicans Ask CMS to Clarify Changes Required by Health Care Law
Dec. 5, 2011 Lance Introduces 'Americans Need a Health Care Ruling Act'
Nov. 30, 2011 Lance Votes to Repeal Fiscally Unsustainable Long-Term Care Program
Nov. 29, 2011 Introduction of the MODDERN Cures Act
Nov. 16, 2011 Lance Urges FDA for Greater Transparency, Predictability for Medical Devices, Technology
Nov. 14, 2011 Applause for Supreme Court Decision To Review President Obama's Health Care Law
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
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