Press Releases

Feb 15, 2017

Reps. Lynch and King Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Establish a National EMS Memorial

Congressman Lynch and Congressman Peter King introduced H.R. 1037, A Bill to Establish a National EMS Memorial. This bipartisan legislation creates a National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to honor the ongoing commitment and sacrifice of the EMS members across the country.

Feb 13, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Legislation to Ensure Federal Government Continues to Hire America’s Veterans

Issues: Veterans

In response to President Trump’s misguided freeze on hiring for federal jobs, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) introduced H.R. 1001, the Veterans Federal Hiring Protection Act of 2017.

Feb 6, 2017

Rep. Lynch and Rep. Rogers Re-Launch Bipartisan Congressional Caucus to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

In an effort to combat the drug abuse epidemic and continue life-saving efforts across the country, Congressman Rogers and Congressman Lynch re-launched the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse. The Caucus was first initiated in 2010 to raise awareness on the federal level about drug abuse and to design effective policy solutions for treatment, prevention, education, law enforcement and research.

Feb 3, 2017

TONIGHT: Rep. Lynch to Hold February 3 Town Hall Forum “Keeping America Safe While Preserving Our Constitutional Rights”

Tonight, Congressman Lynch will hold a Town Hall forum, “Keeping America Safe While Preserving Our Constitutional Rights,” at Milton High School.

Jan 31, 2017

Rep. Lynch to Hold February 3 Town Hall Forum “Keeping America Safe While Preserving Our Constitutional Rights”

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.

Jan 25, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act

Congressman Lynch, joined by members of the bipartisan Quiet Skies Caucus, introduced H.R. 598, the Airplane Impacts Mitigation (AIM) Act of 2017. As communities across the country continue to face increasing levels and durations of airplane noise, Congressman Lynch and his colleagues introduced the AIM Act to ensure that the health impacts of airplane overflights are thoroughly examined.

Jan 23, 2017

Rep. Lynch Calls for Strong Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), the lead Democrat on the National Security subcommittee, wrote to President Donald J. Trump calling for an operational bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

Jan 13, 2017

Lynch Presses Spectra for Details on Weymouth Gas Leak

Following the gas leak on Friday, January 6 at Spectra Energy’s gas metering station in Weymouth, Congressman Lynch continues to press the company for details on the public health effects as well as the company’s safety and response protocol as a result of this incident.

Jan 9, 2017

Lynch Leads 106 Democrats in Calling for Trump to Reconsider Federal Hiring Freeze

Congressman Lynch sent a letter to President-elect Trump requesting he reconsider his proposal to implement a so-called “federal hiring freeze” across the federal government. Lynch, along with 106 of his House colleagues, raised strong concerns that President-elect Trump’s proposed government-wide hiring freeze would decrease transparency, efficiency, and accountability in the federal government.

Jan 6, 2017

Trump’s dismissive tweets are undermining our national security

Congressman Lynch wrote an op-ed for the Boston Globe noting that "In his Tweets of 140 characters or less, President-elect Donald Trump is undermining our national security by creating a schism between himself and our dedicated intelligence community."

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