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Jul 17, 2016 | Boston Globe

Pipeline tax protesters cap 43-mile hike at State House steps

On Saturday morning, the group had rallied on the construction site of a Spectra pipeline in West Roxbury with Representative Stephen Lynch and Michelle Wu, president of the Boston City Council.

Jul 16, 2016 | Boston Herald

Lynch: Air Saudi-9/11 links

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch is calling for a congressional hearing on Saudi Arabia’s role in the 9/11 terrorist attacks now that 28 pages of once top secret documents on the 2001 tragedy have finally been released.

Jul 15, 2016 | Business Insider

Congress releases once classified chapter of 9/11 report that raised questions about Saudi links to the hijackers

Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., a longtime advocate of the declassification, said the release allows for greater transparency about the investigation into 9/11. "Releasing the contents of the 28 pages will answer some of the many questions that remain," Lynch said. "It may help us at last hold those who are responsible accountable."

Jul 15, 2016 | Politico

Congress releases long-awaited document on possible Saudi role in 9/11

Rep. Stephen Lynch, a Massachusetts Democrat who has led the charge in Congress to make the document public, aid in a statement he was "especially happy for the families of the victims."

Jul 15, 2016 | VICE

US declassifies 28 pages on Saudi Arabia's alleged role in 9/11

A missing section from a congressional committee's investigation into the attacks of September 11, 2001, long held in secrecy for reasons of national security, was released on Friday, ending a long period of intrigue about its contents. Congressman Lynch for years pushed for the documents to be declassified,

Jul 15, 2016 | Quincy Sun

Lynch ‘Extremely Pleased’ 9-11 Classified Report Released

Cong. Stephen Lynch says he is “extremely pleased” that the House Intelligence Committee has released a long-classified report known as the “28 pages” stemming from the investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Jul 12, 2016 | Boston.com

Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts delegation ask for study on health effects of noisy airports, like Logan

Massachusetts lawmakers are asking the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study on the health effects of air traffic noise and pollution, after thousands of Bay Staters complained about planes heading in and out of Logan Airport last year.

Jul 12, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

Aircraft noise concerns spur lawmakers to request scientific research

U.S. Rep. Steven Lynch, D-South Boston, and three other members of Congress are calling on the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study about the health effects of air traffic noise and pollution on humans.

Jul 11, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

Friendship between France and U.S. hailed at Hull ceremony

Town officials and France’s consul general in Boston gathered at Fort Revere Park on Saturday to celebrate Bastille Day and honor French troops who died fighting in the American revolution.

Jul 8, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

French consul to re-dedicate monument atop Hull's Fort Revere

In an effort to celebrate that history and bring attention to the plight of Fort Revere, town officials have invited Valéry Freland, France’s consul general for Boston, to Telegraph Hill on Saturday to rededicate the now 40-year-old monument. U.S. Stephen Lynch is also expected to speak at the event, which will be attended by several World War II veterans with ties to the town.

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