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Aug 8, 2017 | Dorchester Reporter

Rep. Lynch concerned over foreign policy 'hotspots'

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, who has worked on U.S. foreign and military policy in his 15 years in Congress, is concerned that the hoopla around President Donald Trump could be overshadowing serious global issues like rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Aug 3, 2017

Rep. Stephen Lynch On Health Care, Democratic Leadership And The Controversial Weymouth Compressor Station

Democrat Congressman Stephen Lynch sat down with Jim Braude on WGBH Greater Boston to discuss the topics that have Washington buzzing.

Jul 31, 2017 | Quincy Access Television

Currently in Quincy with Congressman Stephen Lynch

8th District Congressman Stephen Lynch talks about issues ranging from health care and The White House, to a proposed compressor station in Weymouth and noise from planes at Logan Airport.

Jul 22, 2017 | Brockton Enterprise

East Bridgewater war vet honored with corner dedication

Issues: Veterans

U.S. congressman Stephen Lynch presented the family three American flags that had flown over the U.S. Capital. “Each was flown over the U.S. Capitol in recognition of his courage and bravery and sacrifice,” Lynch said, as Raymond’s sister became emotional. “We’re here to dedicate this place and to thank his family for their long-enduring sacrifice on behalf of this country.”

Jul 21, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Lynch wants EPA to run air tests for Weymouth compressor

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, made his comments Friday, at one of the sites where local groups have placed air-quality monitors. The groups are opposed to Spectra Energy’s proposal to put a natural-gas compressor station on the Fore River shoreline, close to the Fore River bridge.

Jul 20, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Lynch seeks to force FAA to respond to jet noise complaints

Congressman Stephen Lynch says he hopes to use the impending re-authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration to force the agency to respond to complaints about jet noise, particularly in communities like Milton and Hull that fall under major flight paths.

Jul 20, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Lynch calls for stronger pipeline safety

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, D-Boston is calling for stronger natural gas pipeline safety provisions following recent reports of unsafe air quality levels near the site of a proposed compressor station and natural gas pipeline explosions in Alabama and Pennsylvania.

Jun 26, 2017

Risk assessment requested for Weymouth compressor station site

Issues: Energy & Environment

Lynch asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to put the proposed compressor station project on hold until a complete investigation is done into a natural gas pipeline rupture that occurred in Providence R.I. on March 29.

Jun 24, 2017 | Boston Herald

Stephen Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans

Issues: Health Care

The proposed Republican health care bill released by Senate leadership this week will “kill Massachusetts” without addressing any of the real flaws in Obamacare, Congressman Stephen Lynch said yesterday.

Jun 23, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Miles from any airport, Milton and Hull residents fight onslaught of jet noise

Issues: Energy & Environment

As part of a pending Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, Congressman Stephen Lynch and other members of the Quiet Skies Caucus are pushing for a nationwide study of health effects related to newly concentrated flight paths and the creation of a noise abatement office in the FAA that will make the agency more responsive to noise complaints.

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