Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) hosted a student leadership conference on Saturday, April 29 with over 100 area high school students at Mountainside Borough Hall. 

Participants joined in an interactive federal budget exercise where students reviewed current spending and tax policies and suggested priorities for the country through evidence and by applying their own policy interests. 

Students also heard a keynote address from State Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Jr.  Lance and Kean also discussed public policy in Washington and Trenton and took questions from the students.