Press Releases

Oct 28, 2015

Lynch Holds Hearing on Social Media and the Rise of Terrorism

Issues: National Security

Congressman Lynch, the lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on National Security, and Chairman Ron Desantis (R-FL-06) together held a hearing on the use of social media by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Oct 27, 2015

Senate Passes Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act

Issues: Veterans

The United States Senate unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Lynch, which affords wounded warriors the flexibility to receive medical care as they transition to serving the nation in a new capacity.

Oct 5, 2015

Rep. Lynch and State Rep. Timilty Meet with FAA Administrator on Airplane Noise

Congressman Lynch and Massachusetts State Representative Timilty (D-Milton) sat down in D.C. with Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael P. Huerta to discuss community concerns about the increase in airplane noise as a result of the NextGen, GPS-based navigation plan.

Sep 29, 2015

Congressman Lynch’s Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act Passes House

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch’s legislation H.R. 313, the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, passed unanimously on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sep 9, 2015

Lynch Holds Task Force Hearing to Examine U.S. Efforts to Halt Terrorism Financing

The Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing held its fifth hearing, which focused on examining the federal government’s efforts to disrupt terrorism financing. Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) serves as the lead Democrat on the Task Force.

Sep 8, 2015

Lynch to Host Information Session on Service Academies on September 27

On Sunday, September 27, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch will host an information session for all high school students interested in applying to one of the United States Service Academies.

Jul 30, 2015

Congressional Delegation Announces More than $19.2 Million in Federal Fire Grants to Mass.

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.

Jul 29, 2015

Reps. Farenthold and Lynch Introduce Bill to Fight Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing

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.

Jul 28, 2015

Congressman Lynch’s Veterans Day Moment of Silence Legislation Passes House

Issues: Veterans

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.

Jul 17, 2015

In Iran deal, opportunity and risk

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch expressed his support for the Iran nuclear deal in a Boston Globe op-ed and shared his take on the opportunity and risk presented in the deal.