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Mar 15, 2018

Cummings and Lynch Raise “Grave Concerns” About Rapidly Deteriorating Security Situation in Afghanistan Under President Trump’s Strategy

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis expressing grave concerns about the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan under the strategy President Trump announced last summer, as well as the alarming escalation of efforts by the Trump Administration to retroactively classify information relating to the war.

Mar 10, 2018

Over the clogged streets of Mexico City, gondolas fly free

As Boston considers a proposal that has drawn sharp skepticism in some corners, Ecatepec provides a case study in whether the unorthodox idea can be a viable option in a city’s perpetual battle against traffic. “If you look at the volume of development coming up, it’s only going to get worse,” said US Representative Stephen Lynch, a Democrat who has become a prominent gondola supporter. “This is one piece that will allow people to get out of their cars, get out of buses, and not be affected by traffic.”

Mar 7, 2018

Everything you need to know about the proposed Seaport gondola system

There’s an ambitious proposal to help commuters navigate the often-clogged streets of Boston’s Seaport district, and it has more in common with a mode of transportation associated with ski resorts than it does with the more conventional approaches to reducing city rush-hour traffic. Rep. Stephen Lynch has been openly supportive of the idea.

Mar 7, 2018

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch: Trump tariffs may hurt U.S. manufacturers

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, one of the labor movement's staunchest advocates in Congress, is pushing back against proposed tariffs on aluminum and steel, saying the move by the Trump administration will hurt U.S. manufacturing.

Mar 7, 2018

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch: Trump tariffs may hurt U.S. manufacturers

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, one of the labor movement's staunchest advocates in Congress, is pushing back against proposed tariffs on aluminum and steel, saying the move by the Trump administration will hurt U.S. manufacturing.

Mar 6, 2018

Rep. Lynch Urges Secretary Tillerson to Protect U.S. Against Foreign Interference in Elections

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging him to combat foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns using funds that were allocated to the State Department for that purpose.

Mar 6, 2018

Rep. Lynch Urges Secretary Tillerson to Protect U.S. Against Foreign Interference in Elections

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging him to combat foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns using funds that were allocated to the State Department for that purpose.

Mar 6, 2018

Rep. Lynch Urges Secretary Tillerson to Protect U.S. Against Foreign Interference in Elections

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging him to combat foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns using funds that were allocated to the State Department for that purpose.

Mar 1, 2018

After criticism, Millennium Partners changed the route of proposed $100M gondola

Millennium Partners and Cargo Ventures have altered the originally proposed route for their proposed $100 million aerial gondola. Congressman Stephen Lynch told the Business Journal that the proposal is innovative, environmentally friendly and a viable solution to the growing transportation crisis in South Boston and the Seaport District.

Mar 1, 2018

US lawmakers want to pay up to $5 million for foreign corruption tips

Modeled on existing programs to reward people who give tips to the State department on terrorism, or to the IRS on tax evasion, the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act aims to help return assets stolen from foreign state coffers, by encouraging whistleblowers to talk to US authorities.

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