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Nov 11, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

At Hingham veterans observance, memories of wars past

Issues: Veterans

More than 300 filled the town hall auditorium for a Veterans Day program that featured remarks by Congressman Stephen Lynch. The event included 45 veterans.

Nov 11, 2015 | Wicked Local Canton

Congressman honors vets in Canton

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Stephen Lynch attended the annual Veterans Day Breakfast at the American Legion's Beatty Post Nov. 11.

Oct 16, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

Lawmakers call for more safety planning after Pilgrim shutdown

Congressman Lynch joined his colleagues in Massachusetts delegation in a letter sent to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in calling for more safety planning following the announcement of the closing of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

Oct 14, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Federal, state and local lawmakers in Quincy to tackle opioid crisis

Some of the region’s top political leaders met Tuesday night in Quincy to discuss the ongoing fight against opioid abuse.

Oct 7, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Three members of Congress to attend Quincy mayor's prescription-drug forum

Congressman Lynch, Congresswoman Clark, and Congressman Kennedy will join leaders from various advocacy groups to attend a forum hosted by Mayor Thomas Koch next week to discuss the abuse of prescription drugs.

Oct 6, 2015 | State House News Service

Bay State reps offer mixed views on war in Syria

Congressman Lynch told reporters that he would support a no-fly zone in Syria and demand that Russia respect the imposition.

Oct 2, 2015 | MassLive

Massachusetts lawmakers call on U.S. House Speaker John Boehner to act on 'commonsense gun laws' in wake of Oregon shooting

Several Massachusetts lawmakers have urged congressional Republicans to pass what they call "commonsense gun laws" in the wake of a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

Oct 1, 2015 | Boston Globe

In fight over local pipelines, US usually gets its way

Congressman Lynch expressed his concern over the West Roxbury pipeline court ruling and stated he would do everything he can to prevent the pipeline from happening as well as future projects that put his constituents at risk.

Sep 28, 2015 | South Coast Today

Lynch's “Wounded Warrior” bill clears House

Disabled veteran, who are newly hired by the federal government, would receive paid leave to seek medical treatment for their service-connected injuries under legislation approved by the House on Monday.

Sep 24, 2015 | Dorchester Reporter

US Rep. Lynch says Islamic State needs to be fenced in financially

Congressman Stephen Lynch, who represents the 8th District of Massachusetts, spoke with the Reporter by phone last week regarding his experience visiting Syrian refugees and attending Congressional hearings aimed at finding ways to undermine the terrorist state financially.