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May 5, 2017 | WATD 95.9 FM

MA: Congressman Stephen Lynch Decries Healthcare Bill

Issues: Health Care

House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act which is designed to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, with a 217-213 vote. While Republicans celebrated with a Rose Garden ceremony Democratic representatives like Congressman Stephen Lynch decried the bill.

May 5, 2017 | WRKO Morning Show

Congressman Lynch Joins Kim and VB

Issues: Health Care

The day after the House of Representatives met to approve on the Republicans healthcare bill, Congressman Stephen Lynch joined the morning show to talk about the healthcare bill and the differences he sees between the Affordable Care Act and the Reps new proposed bill.

May 4, 2017 | MassLive

Massachusetts lawmakers, health care groups decry passage of House GOP's Obamacare repeal plan

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, meanwhile, said he's "very concerned about the impact of this proposal on families in Massachusetts and across the country."

May 4, 2017 | Independent Journal Review

Congress Reintroduces Bill to Give Veterans Battling PTSD Another Option

Issues: Veterans

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) reintroduced the bipartisan Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act in the House, and Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) did the same in the Senate.

May 4, 2017 | NECN

Lawmakers Sound Off on Health Care Vote

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) said in a statement, "This proposal would hurt retirees’ access to healthcare by weakening Medicare and by dramatically increasing costs for individuals over age 50. And TrumpCare does nothing to address the rising cost of prescription drugs."

May 4, 2017 | The Lowell Sun

Mass. backlash as US House approves Trumpcare

Issues: Health Care

Local reactions poured in after the vote:C ongressman Stephen Lynch: "I remain strongly opposed to TrumpCare and I am disappointed that yet again House Republican leadership rushed their proposal to the Floor without hearings, time for public input, or an estimate of what this will cost average families."

Apr 28, 2017 | Boston Herald

Lynch wants White House to hand over Flynn docs

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch said he wants the House Oversight Committee to subpoena the White House to produce documents related to Gen. Michael Flynn, as the multi-agency investigation intensified over the former national security adviser’s failure to disclose foreign contacts and payments from Russia.

Apr 25, 2017 | Hingham Community Access and Media

Congressman Lynch Participates in the Bud Campbell Memorial Dedication in Hingham

Congressman Lynch participated in the memorial dedication for former Hingham Police Chief Bud Campbell.

Apr 24, 2017 | NECN

New England Council's DC Dialogue

In the first segment, Jim Brett and Eileen Curran are joined by U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch, who shares his views on some of the Trump Administration’s policy proposals and discusses recent developments in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

Apr 20, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Weymouth project to provide housing to six veterans

Issues: 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.