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.
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.
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.
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.
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.