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Sep 26, 2014 | NECN

Rep. Stephen Lynch on Congress and the War on ISIS

Congressman Lynch appeared on NECN's Broadside with Jim Braude to discuss congressional efforts in the fight against ISIS and his thoughts on the recent airstrikes in Syria.

Sep 18, 2014 | Government Executive

Two Pay and Benefits Bills for Disabled Vets to Watch

Congressman Lynch's bill H.R. 5229, the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act, passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. It heads to the floor for further consideration. The legislation provides first-year federal employees with a service-connected disability rating of 30% or greater with 104 hours of “Wounded Warriors leave” for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment for their disability.

Sep 12, 2014 | MSNBC All In with Chris Hayes

September 11th and the missing 28 pages

Congressman Lynch joined Congressman Walter Jones on "All In with Chris Hayes" to discuss their efforts to declassify the 28 pages of the 9/11 Joint Congressional Inquiry.

Sep 12, 2014 | Washington Post

Bipartisan support for lame duck bill to strengthen whistleblower protections

Congressman Lynch, Ranking Member of the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service & the Census Subcommittee, expressed disappointment with the treatment of federal whistleblowers at a September 9th hearing.

Sep 11, 2014 | Patriot Ledger

US deserves full accounting of 9/11

On the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Congressman Lynch published an op-ed discussing the importance of providing a full accounting of the events and circumstances surrounding the tragedy of 9/11.

Sep 11, 2014 | The New Yorker

The Twenty-Eight Pages

Congressman Lynch discusses H. Res. 428 and his efforts to declassify the 28 pages of the 9/11 Joint Congressional Inquiry with Lawrence Wright of the New Yorker.

Sep 11, 2014 | The Hill

Bill would provide veterans with extra sick leave

Congressman Lynch introduced the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2014, which provides first-year federal employees with a service-connected disability rating of 30% or greater with 104 hours of “Wounded Warriors leave” for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment for their disability.

Sep 11, 2014 | Broadside with Jim Braude

Lynch's Analysis of U.S. Response in Iraq

Congressman Lynch joined Wendy Murphy on Broadside with Jim Braude to discuss the situation in Iraq.

Sep 11, 2014 | Boston Globe

US wants more from Saudis in fight against extremists

Rep. Lynch, Democratic Chairman of the bipartisan Task Force on Terrorism and Proliferation Financing, discusses the role of terrorist financing in the battle against ISIS.

Aug 1, 2014 | Money News

House Financial Services Subcommittee Oversees SEC's Corporation Finance — Part II

Congressman Lynch is praised for his line of questioning during a Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises hearing on July 24.

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