Press Releases

Sep 29, 2015

Congressman Lynch’s Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act Passes House

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch’s legislation H.R. 313, the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, passed unanimously on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sep 9, 2015

Lynch Holds Task Force Hearing to Examine U.S. Efforts to Halt Terrorism Financing

The Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing held its fifth hearing, which focused on examining the federal government’s efforts to disrupt terrorism financing. Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) serves as the lead Democrat on the Task Force.

Sep 8, 2015

Lynch to Host Information Session on Service Academies on September 27

On Sunday, September 27, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch will host an information session for all high school students interested in applying to one of the United States Service Academies.

Jul 30, 2015

Congressional Delegation Announces More than $19.2 Million in Federal Fire Grants to Mass.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a total of $19,237,879 in grants to seven Massachusetts fire departments and the Quincy-based Fire Protection Research Foundation.

Jul 29, 2015

Reps. Farenthold and Lynch Introduce Bill to Fight Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing

Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) introduced H.R. 3282, the Protecting Honest Fishermen Act of 2015. This bill will level the playing field for honest American fishermen who are playing by the rules and competing with illegal and mislabeled products.

Jul 28, 2015

Congressman Lynch’s Veterans Day Moment of Silence Legislation Passes House

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch’s legislation H.R. 995, the Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act, passed on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 675, the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015.

Jul 17, 2015

In Iran deal, opportunity and risk

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch expressed his support for the Iran nuclear deal in a Boston Globe op-ed and shared his take on the opportunity and risk presented in the deal.

Jul 10, 2015

Statement from Congressman Lynch on the Resignation of OPM Director Archuleta

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, the leading Democrat on the House National Security Subcommittee, responded to the resignation of the Director of the Office of Personnel Management.

Jul 1, 2015

In Turkey, Lynch Meets with Syrian Rebel Fighters

Congressman Lynch completed a two-day visit to Turkey as part of a Congressional Delegation led by U.S. Senator Kaine and including Congressman McGovern. As tensions grow along the border of Turkey and Syria, the delegation traveled to Gaziantep, north of the Syrian border, to meet with Syrian opposition leaders and local council representatives, Syrian rebel fighters and independent media activists.

Jun 30, 2015

Statement from Congressman Lynch on the Passing of State Senator Tom Kennedy

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch released a statement on the passing of State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy