Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Romney's selection of Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate:
"Paul Ryan is a dedicated, thoughtful legislator who recognizes that we must get our fiscal house in order to restore the promise of America for future generations.
"A friend of mine, Paul brings much-needed energy and ideas of how to reform spending and bring about a balanced federal budget.
"In choosing Congressman Ryan as his running mate Gov. Romney is redoubling his commitment to address head-on the greatest challenge of our generation -- our Nation's more than $16 trillion debt.
"I congratulate Paul and his family for his selection by Governor Romney and congratulate Governor Romney for choosing a running mate who will be an excellent Vice President."