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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch released a statement on the passing of State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy
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.
Congressman Lynch paid respects to the Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah at a memorial in Kuwait City.
Congressman Lynch released a statement on the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality.
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.