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Jul 3, 2018 | Inside Defense

Additional House Conferees Named to Negotiate Defense Policy Bill

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have named additional lawmakers to serve as conferees for the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill ... House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA)

Jun 20, 2018 | American Banker

Wells Fargo Exhibit A in Democrats' case against tax law

Wells Fargo was the biggest beneficiary of a law cutting corporate tax cuts, House Democrats claimed Wednesday. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., noted that under the Republican-passed tax bill, major corporations like Wells Fargo would receive permanent cuts, while individuals are only getting temporary breaks.

Jun 14, 2018 | The Economist

Other American banks may have misbehaved as Wells Fargo did. Which ones?

IF THERE is a single example of how dramatically the regulatory environment has changed for American banks in the past 18 months, it may be the trickle of information that has recently emerged about an inquiry into their sales practices.

Jun 14, 2018 | MASS LIVE

Massachusetts lawmakers renew call for Trump administration to provide disaster housing aid to Puerto Rico hurricane evacuees

With many families displaced by Hurricane Maria facing potential homelessness when federal aid runs out on June 30, Massachusetts lawmakers again urged the Trump administration this week to provide long-term housing assistance to Puerto Rico evacuees.

Jun 13, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

Regulator found 20,000 bad accounts at major banks. We still don't know which ones

The nation’s top bank regulator told members of Congress on Wednesday that his agency found about 20,000 accounts that may have been opened without customers’ authorization or had other problems during a review of the nation’s largest financial institutions prompted by the Wells Fargo & Co. scandal.

Jun 13, 2018 | New York Post

Feds won’t name banks that opened 20K fake accounts

Wells Fargo was not the only bank opening accounts without customer consent, a top Washington banking regulator told Congress on Wednesday. Questionable account-opening activity was uncovered at 40 major banks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency told a House committee at a hearing.

Jun 8, 2018 | Walpole Times

Walpole dedicates new fire station

The Walpole Fire Department cut the ribbon on its new home this past weekend. State and local officials - as well as Congressman Stephen Lynch - joined firefighters in a public ceremony Saturday morning, commemorating the new headquarters.

Jun 6, 2018 | Hometown Weekly

Walpole Fire Department celebrates new station

On June 2, Walpole celebrated the opening of the fire department’s new building. Members of the community were able to witness history in the making as the town held a ribbon cutting ceremony and offered tours of the state-of-the-art station.

May 31, 2018 | Boston Herald

Stephen F. Lynch: President Trump complicating Middle East issues

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, in the Middle East this week meeting with U.S. allies and partners to discuss the final stages of the fight against the Islamic State group and other security issues, said despite progress President Trump’s actions and rhetoric has caused complications.

May 29, 2018 | The Patriot Ledger

In Mideast, Rep. Lynch says US should avoid alienating allies

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says the United States needs to focus on containing conflict the Middle East and ensure that any tensions between our allies do not hinder our relationships with them. In a telephone interview Tuesday from the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, the South Boston Democrat said he and other members of a congressional delegation have visited several countries in the Middle East to discuss various security concerns.