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Jul 31, 2018

Rep. Lynch Calls For Examination Of 'Quiet Skies' Program, Says Entire Air Marshals Program Is Flawed

Rep. Stephen Lynch called for an oversight hearing to examine the TSA’s “Quiet Skies” program, which has been tracking and surveilling passengers through undercover and controversial means for years.

Jul 31, 2018

Rep. Lynch Calls For Examination Of 'Quiet Skies' Program, Says Entire Air Marshals Program Is Flawed

Rep. Stephen Lynch called for an oversight hearing to examine the TSA’s “Quiet Skies” program, which has been tracking and surveilling passengers through undercover and controversial means for years.

Jul 27, 2018

Bill Targeting Digital Currency Safeguards Advances House Committee

A measure designed to combat potential terrorist use of digital currencies advanced the House Financial Services Committee passage ... “I want to thank my colleague from Massachusetts, Rep. Stephen Lynch, for leading this legislation with me. He said it best in committee our work on the Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee is truly bipartisan, and he is exactly right. I cannot thank him and his staff enough for their support on this.”

Jul 27, 2018

Bill Targeting Digital Currency Safeguards Advances House Committee

A measure designed to combat potential terrorist use of digital currencies advanced the House Financial Services Committee passage ... “I want to thank my colleague from Massachusetts, Rep. Stephen Lynch, for leading this legislation with me. He said it best in committee our work on the Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee is truly bipartisan, and he is exactly right. I cannot thank him and his staff enough for their support on this.”

Jul 25, 2018

Dems Push Anti-Trump Rhetoric in House Oversight Hearing

A house hearing on election security grew contentious on Tuesday as the Oversight and Government Reform committee questioned a quartet of government officials about Russian interference in the 2016 election...Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) delivered a dramatic speech in which he lamented Congress’s decisions to hold only two hearings on Russian interference and the Republicans’ “effort … to rally around the President, even when he is wrong.”

Jul 25, 2018

Dems Push Anti-Trump Rhetoric in House Oversight Hearing

A house hearing on election security grew contentious on Tuesday as the Oversight and Government Reform committee questioned a quartet of government officials about Russian interference in the 2016 election...Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) delivered a dramatic speech in which he lamented Congress’s decisions to hold only two hearings on Russian interference and the Republicans’ “effort … to rally around the President, even when he is wrong.”

Jul 24, 2018

Gowdy Balks at Democrats’ Motion for Dan Coats to Testify in Public

Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee spiked a motion Tuesday from Democrats to subpoena Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to testify publicly about Russia’s ongoing efforts to interfere in U.S. elections ... “This used to be the Oversight Committee. This is the running away from oversight committee since Trump took office. We do zero,” Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch said.

Jul 24, 2018

Gowdy Balks at Democrats’ Motion for Dan Coats to Testify in Public

Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee spiked a motion Tuesday from Democrats to subpoena Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to testify publicly about Russia’s ongoing efforts to interfere in U.S. elections ... “This used to be the Oversight Committee. This is the running away from oversight committee since Trump took office. We do zero,” Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch said.

Jul 20, 2018

Brockton Fire Department Gets $578,000 FEMA Grant

Brockton is receiving a $578,000 firefighters assistance grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, allowing the department to buy new self-contained breathing apparatus units and a new air-filling station. U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., came to Fire Station No. 6 on Friday afternoon to announce the FEMA funding, after working with U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Boston, and Sen Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, to secure the federal grant.

Jul 7, 2018

Rep. Lynch Calls for House Oversight Hearing After Reports U.S. Army is Discharging Noncitizen Recruits

On Saturday Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) called on House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy to hold a hearing to investigate reports that the U.S. Army is discharging noncitizen service members.

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