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Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) recently announced the nomination of John Sweeney, of Bridgewater, for appointment to the United States Military Academy. Sweeney, the son of Peter and Christine Sweeney, is a senior at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School.
The legislation, known as the Veterans Federal Hiring Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 1001), was introduced by Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA). It dictates that notwithstanding President Trump’s memorandum or any similar executive actions, federal agencies may continue to fill vacant federal civilian jobs and create new positions for veterans and veterans preference-eligible individuals.
Archbishop Williams High School student and Quincy resident Timothy Riley has been nominated by Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) for appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Riley is the the son of John and Debroah Riley.
Congressman Stephen Lynch is questioning why an investigation hasn’t happened yet. “There’s obviously a cover-up going on, and it’s just a matter of time until the American people call us out, and say do your job, investigate this,” Lynch said.
Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., introduced a bill this week to allow federal agencies to bypass Trump’s memorandum instituting a moratorium on hiring if the applicant previously served in the armed forces. Nearly 31 percent of federal employees are veterans, Lynch noted, and about one in three new hires in fiscal 2015 was a veteran. The bill, he said, would demonstrate the government would not “close its doors” to veterans.
Following the leak, Lynch said he's "more worried than ever" about the operations of the Texas company, whose subsidiary Algonquin Gas Transmission has proposed building a 7,700-horsepower compressor station on the banks of the Fore River, near the metering station.
President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration came in for harsh criticism at a town hall forum held by U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch.
Mass. delegation urges Logan Airport Customs and Border Protection to follow court order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban
Massachusetts' congressional delegation continued to stand strong this week against President Donald Trump's immigration executive order, urging Customs and Border Protection at Boston's Logan International Airport to comply with a court order blocking the so-called travel ban.
On Friday, February 3, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) will hold a Town Hall forum, "Keeping America Safe While Preserving Our Constitutional Rights," at Milton High School for residents of the 8th Congressional District.
Congressman Stephen Lynch will hold a Town Hall forum, “Keeping America Safe While Preserving Our Constitutional Rights,” Feb. 3 at Milton High School for residents of the 8th Congressional District.