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Nov 11, 2015

At Hingham veterans observance, memories of wars past

More than 300 filled the town hall auditorium for a Veterans Day program that featured remarks by Congressman Stephen Lynch. The event included 45 veterans.

Nov 6, 2015

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

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

Oct 27, 2015

Senate Passes Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act

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.

Sep 29, 2015

Congressman Lynch’s Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act Passes House

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.

Jul 28, 2015

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

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.

Jan 28, 2015

House panel easily passes veterans sick leave bill but can’t shake partisan past

Congressman Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act was included in the first Committee on Oversight and Government Reform markup of the new Congress. The committee passed the legislation on a bipartisan basis.

Jan 27, 2015

Committee Passes Lynch Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform passed H.R. 313 the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, which Lynch introduced on January 13th, 2015.

Jan 16, 2015

Bill would boost federal sick leave for disabled vets

Congressman Lynch renewed his call for Wounded Warrior leave, as the current lack of sick leave unfairly hurts disabled veterans from receiving regular medical care and treatment.

Jan 14, 2015

Help for Vets, TRICARE Update, Pay Raise Prospects and More

Congressman Lynch reintroduced the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act to provide first year federal employees, who are also disabled veterans, with 104 hours of leave.

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