In The News

Oct 7, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

FAA. Massport agree to work on airplane noise solutions

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Boston, urged the agencies to engage with Milton, Hull, South Boston and Dorchester residents who are “dealing with a disproportionate burden of airplane noise.”

Oct 7, 2016 | Fox 25 Boston

Massport, FAA announce plans to study noise surrounding Logan

After years of the constant roar of planes overhead, some local towns may finally be a small step closer to getting some relief.

Sep 28, 2016 | LA Times

Lawmakers press Fed chief Janet Yellen to punish Wells Fargo for fake accounts scandal

Rep. Lynch criticized the recent $185-million settlement with Wells Fargo that ended investigations into the scandal by Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau because the bank did not admit any wrongdoing.

Sep 26, 2016 | Cape Cod Times

Legislators push for Pilgrim upgrades

Issues: Energy & Environment

The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation has added its voice to those calling on federal regulators to reject a request from the owner of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to extend a deadline on critical safety vent upgrades mandated in response to the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

Sep 26, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

Mylan’s EpiPen Pretax Profits 60% Higher Than Number Told to Congress

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care

The $100 profit figure, or $50 per pen, was greeted with incredulity by committee members. Rep. Stephen Lynch said “the numbers don’t work, based on the documents you’ve given us.”

Sep 25, 2016 | WCVB

On The Record

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care

Near the 4:50 mark, WCVB On The Record highlights Congressman Lynch's questioning of Mylan CEO Heather Bresch at the recent Oversight hearing on EpiPens.

Sep 23, 2016 | WRKO/Boston.com Morning Show

Congressman Stephen Lynch on EpiPen

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care

Congressman Lynch joins Kim Carrigan and VB on the WRKO/Boston.com Morning Show to discuss the recent oversight hearing on EpiPen price increases.

Sep 22, 2016 | WGBH

With Presidential Veto Looming, Congressman Lynch Stands By Bill Allowing 9/11 Families To Sue Saudi Arabia

With the threat of a presidential veto looming, Congressman Stephen Lynch is standing by a bill allowing the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.

Sep 20, 2016 | American Journal of Transportation

Massport thanks Governor, elected officials for supporting revitalization of the Port of Boston

At an event at Conley Terminal yesterday, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) thanked Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Congressional delegation for their significant support of the revitalization of the working port, particularly the $107.5 million commitment to support the construction of a new berth and the procurement of three new cranes to handle larger ships at Conley Terminal and the $42 million FASTLANE grant.

Sep 16, 2016 | Boston Globe

Quincy Center T station gets $4.27m grant for upgrades

The grant will be a “first step” toward developing a new bus terminal and overhaul of the entire MBTA station, according to the grant announcement by US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, and US Representative Stephen Lynch.

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