Press Releases

Jul 11, 2016

House Passes Lynch Bill to Increase Financial Transparency and Prevent Terrorism Financing

Congressman Lynch’s legislation H.R. 5602 passed the United States House of Representatives by a vote of 356-47.

Jul 8, 2016

Lynch Statement on Dallas Shooting

Congressman Lynch released the following statement on the shooting in Dallas, Texas.

Jul 7, 2016

Congressman Lynch Moves to Strengthen Terrorist Financing Watchdog FinCEN

Congressman Lynch’s amendment to strengthen the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network was accepted to H.R. 5485, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017.

Jul 6, 2016

Reps. Jones, Lynch, and Massie Host Press Conference on New Resolution to Declassify the 28 Pages

Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3), Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-8), and Congressman Thomas Massie (KY-4) hosted a press conference to highlight H. Res. 779. The resolution urges the House Intelligence Committee to publish the 28 classified pages of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 2001.

Jul 6, 2016

Markey, Warren, Lynch, Capuano Applaud FASTLANE Grant for Massport

Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch applauded the Department of Transportation awarding a $42 million FASTLANE Grant to Massport for Conley Container Terminal in the Port of Boston.

Jun 29, 2016

Terrorist Financing Task Force Introduces Counterterrorism Strategy

Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Ranking Member Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), and Vice Chairman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) introduced a bipartisan package of bills on Wednesday to strengthen our global anti-terrorist financing strategies and activities.

Jun 15, 2016

Oversight Leaders Release Bipartisan Postal Reform Discussion Draft

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) introduced a bipartisan discussion draft of postal reform legislation

May 7, 2016

Statement on Passing of Anne M. Lynch

Congressman Lynch released the following statement: “On behalf of our extended family, thank you so much for your prayers and support over the past week as we said goodbye to our Mom, Anne M. Lynch. We will never forget your many kindnesses to our family during a difficult time.”

May 4, 2016

Congressman Lynch Announces Winner of 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) recently announced that Jailton Teixeira of Brockton won this year’s Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” in the Eighth Congressional District of Massachusetts.

May 2, 2016

President Signs Lynch’s POW/MIA Remembrance Act into Law

Issues: Veterans

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed the National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015 into law. Congressman Lynch introduced and successfully pushed the bipartisan legislation through Congress in March with the help of United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), who introduced the bipartisan Senate companion bill.

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