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Jan 3, 2017

Congressman Lynch Hopes 2017 Will Bring Coastal Funding

In 2017, one local congressman, Democratic Rep. Stephen Lynch, would like to see more of a focus put on issues affecting coastal communities.

Jan 3, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

FEMA agrees to work with South Shore towns on map revisions

After representatives from Marshfield and Scituate took a trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week, they say a solution is in sight. There were staff members from the offices of Reps. Bill Keating and Stephen Lynch in attendance.

Dec 28, 2016 | NECN The Take with Sue OConnell

Congress and 2016 Election Hacking

Can Congress rise above partisanship to get all the facts about Russian hacking of the 2016 Clinton-Trump election? Sue's guest is Rep. Stephen Lynch, (D) MA 8th District.

Dec 15, 2016 | The Hill

Dem asks Chaffetz to investigate Russian hacking

Issues: National Security

A senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee is pressing Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) to open an investigation into Russia’s election interference.Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), the ranking Democrat of an Oversight subcommittee concerning national security, wrote a letter to Chaffetz released Thursday calling for a new committee probe.

Dec 13, 2016 | Brockton Enterprise

Howard House for homeless veterans unveiled in Brockton

Issues: Veterans

In a ceremony attended by Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston on Monday morning, the VA Boston Healthcare System and several partner organizations in the project celebrated the grand opening of 14 newly refurbished units of permanent supportive housing that were built to help homeless veterans.

Nov 21, 2016 | Dedham Wicked Local

Congressman Lynch calls for pipeline halt after explosion in Illinois

In the wake of the recent fatal natural gas pipeline explosion in Illinois, Congressman Lynch called on FERC to halt the permitting process and construction for the proposed Spectra pipelines in West Roxbury and Weymouth.

Nov 21, 2016 | West Roxbury Patch

Following Pipeline Explosion, Rep. Lynch Calls for Halt to Weymouth and West Roxbury Projects

This is the second time Lynch has called on Spectra Energy to halt the projects.

Nov 16, 2016 | WGBH News

Congressman Lynch Hopeful Trump Will Remain Inconsistent

Congressman Lynch joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on WGBH's Boston Public Radio to discuss the election of Donald Trump and the future of the Democratic Party.

Nov 2, 2016 | Boston Globe

Scituate getting $1.7m from Uncle Sam for its sea wall

The town of Scituate is getting nearly $1.7 million in federal money to fortify the sea wall at Third Cliff that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Nov 2, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

Lynch calls for delay on Weymouth pipeline project after deadly explosion in Alabama

Congressman Stephen Lynch is calling on the federal commission that oversees interstate natural gas pipelines to halt the permitting process for proposed projects in Weymouth and West Roxbury following Monday's fatal pipeline explosion in Alabama.

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