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Apr 20, 2017

Weymouth project to provide housing to six veterans

Some of the officials who spoke of the project’s significance included Robert Corley, the nonprofit’s executive director; Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund; Weymouth Planning Director Bob Luongo and U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston. Lynch said the country needs stable and affordable housing for veterans now more than ever due to the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. He said he saw that need that during a recent visit to Iraq, where he met a service member on his ninth tour of active duty.

Apr 20, 2017

Weymouth project to provide housing to six veterans

Some of the officials who spoke of the project’s significance included Robert Corley, the nonprofit’s executive director; Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund; Weymouth Planning Director Bob Luongo and U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston. Lynch said the country needs stable and affordable housing for veterans now more than ever due to the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. He said he saw that need that during a recent visit to Iraq, where he met a service member on his ninth tour of active duty.

Apr 14, 2017

Congressional delegation visits Camp Arifjan

Congressmen from three states visited Soldiers from their congressional districts serving here to receive an update on the fight against ISIS.

Apr 12, 2017

Rep. Lynch Meets with Sgt. Tsohandaridis of the Canton Fire Department During Congressional Delegation in Iraq

During a congressional delegation to Iraq and Kuwait, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) met with Sergeant John Tsohandaridis, a member of the Canton Fire Department.

Apr 11, 2017

Congressman Lynch says U.S. troops, officials in Iraq and Kuwait support strikes in Syria

In a telephone interview Monday from Baghdad, the South Boston Democrat said he and other members of a congressional delegation were about to depart for Iraq on Friday when they learned of the U.S. missile attack on an air base where officials say the Syrian military launched a deadly chemical attack days prior.

Apr 11, 2017

Stephen Lynch in Iraq says U.S. lauded for bombing Syria

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, on a fact-finding mission to Iraq, reports that U.S. allies in the region strongly back the Trump administration’s tough stance against Syrian dictator Bashar Assad after last week’s chemical attack on civilians.

Apr 8, 2017

Kuwait singular in helping far-flung Syrian refugees: US Congressman

When talking about helping far-flung Syrian refugees, Kuwait has been ‘singular’ in terms of its generosity, US Congressman Stephen Lynch said yesterday. “Going beyond your borders to help people in tough situations… as I have seen in refugee camps in southern Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, the people of Kuwait has been so generous with humanitarian aid that I thought it was important to come and say ‘thank you’,” Lynch, a Democrat representing the State of Massachusetts said in an exclusive interview.

Apr 6, 2017

Rep. Lynch Calls for Hearing on North Korea’s Hacking Activities

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), led a letter to Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance Chairman Steve Pearce (R-NM) calling for a hearing to examine North Korea’s hacking activities.

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