Press Releases

Feb 24, 2016

Congressman Lynch Opens 2016 Congressional Art Competition for District High School Students

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) announced the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” the 2016 annual congressional art competition. This competition is open to all high school students who reside in the 8th Congressional District.

Feb 11, 2016

Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing Leadership Calls on Treasury Dept. to Focus on Trade Based Money Laundering

Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Ranking Member Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) and Vice Chairman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) sent a letter Thursday to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew expressing concern with the Administration’s current policies on combating trade based money laundering and the threat this illicit practice has on the United States and our economic partners.

Feb 3, 2016

Terror Financing Task Force Holds First Hearing of 2016

Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Ranking Member Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) together held the first hearing of the newly-reauthorized Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing focused on trade-based money laundering.

Dec 22, 2015

Funding for Veterans and Drug Courts Top Rep. Lynch’s Agenda

Last week, the Congress passed and President Obama signed a bipartisan omnibus appropriations bill funding the government through Fiscal Year 2016 by a vote of 316-113.

Dec 19, 2015

U.S. Rep. Lynch Pushes “Quiet Skies” Provision

The recent Omnibus bill passed in Congress and signed by President Obama included language that requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to increase community engagement.

Dec 10, 2015

Congressional Delegation Applauds Federal Disaster Funding for Massachusetts

Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation today applauded the FEMA's announcement that more than $120 million in disaster assistance has been awarded to the Commonwealth for costs associated with this past winter’s historic snowfall.

Dec 9, 2015

Committee Votes to Reauthorize Bipartisan Terror Financing Task Force

The House Financial Services Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to reauthorize the bipartisan Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing led by Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Ranking Member Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA).

Dec 7, 2015

Lynch Hosts Airplane Noise Forum with FAA

Congressman Lynch hosted a public forum with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and Massport in order to address growing complaints about the frequency and increased levels of airplane noise for local towns and neighborhoods surrounding Logan International Airport.

Nov 12, 2015

Lynch to Host Airplane Noise Forum with the FAA

On Thursday, December 3, Congressman Lynch will host a public forum at Milton High School to address growing complaints about the frequency and increased levels of airplane noise in local towns and neighborhoods that are impacted by Logan Airport air traffic.

Nov 6, 2015

President Signs Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act Into Law

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement after the President signed the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 into law.

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