Press Releases

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

Jun 30, 2015

Lynch Meets with Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi and Kurdish President Barzani to Assess Fight Against ISIL

Congressman Lynch, the leading Democrat on the House National Security Subcommittee, arrived today in Gaziantep, Turkey after spending four days in Kuwait, Iraq, and Jordan.

Jun 28, 2015

Congressman Lynch Attends Memorial for Kuwait Mosque Bombing

Congressman Lynch paid respects to the Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah at a memorial in Kuwait City.

Jun 26, 2015

Lynch Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality

Congressman Lynch released a statement on the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality.

Jun 25, 2015

Mass Members Commend Recommended Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Awards for Commonwealth

NOAA recommended over $25 million in funding to be awarded to 88 projects under the FY14-15 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants Program. Of that amount, the greater Atlantic region would receive over $8.8 million. Massachusetts would receive approximately $3 million from the greater Atlantic portion.

Jun 24, 2015

Terrorism and the American Financial System

Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Ranking Member Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) together held the third hearing of the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, focusing on the threats posed by terror organizations acting within or against the United States’ financial sector.

Jun 12, 2015

Lynch Statement on Trade Votes

Congressman Lynch voted against fast-track because he believes that the Trans-Pacific Partnership is on the wrong track and Congress should not give up its constitutional power to be engaged in the process.

Jun 2, 2015

Rep. Lynch Joins Sen. Paul to Unveil the Bipartisan “Transparency for the Families of 9/11 Victims and Survivors Act”

Congressman Lynch joined Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY), and former Senator Bob Graham (D-FL) to announce bipartisan legislation requiring the declassification of the 28 pages.

Jun 1, 2015

Lynch, Keating, Moulton Fisheries Amendment Passes House

Congressman Lynch joined Congressman Bill Keating (MA-09) and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06) in introducing a fisheries amendment to H.R. 1335, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act.

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