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Feb 1, 2017 | The Patriot Ledger

Lynch to hold forum on presidential executive orders

Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-Boston, will hold a town hall forum on "Keeping America Safe While Preserving Our Constitutional Rights" at 7 p.m. Friday in the Milton High School Auditorium, 25 Gile Road.

Feb 1, 2017 | Boston Globe

Congress members from Mass. fire off letter on immigration

The entire Massachusetts Congressional delegation fired off a letter to US Customs and Border Protection Wednesday demanding that immigrants from the seven nations named in President Trump’s temporary ban be allowed to enter the United States.

Jan 23, 2017 | Federal News Radio

Hiring freeze result of Trump team’s review of federal agencies

Yet Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) and 106 other lawmakers said a hiring freeze would achieve undesired outcomes for government, citing a 1982 Government Accountability Office study on past federal hiring freezes.

Jan 18, 2017 | Weymouth Patch

Rep. Lynch Calls on Full Report on Leak at Spectra Station

Following a leak at a gas metering station operated by Spectra Energy, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch is calling on the company to give more details about the incident.

Jan 15, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Spectra says it's willing to meet with Weymouth council about gas leak

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says representatives from a Texas natural gas company have agreed to go before the town council to discuss safety and security at a Weymouth metering station.

Jan 11, 2017 | Government Executive

Lawmakers Ask Trump to Reconsider Federal Hiring Freeze

Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., who led the effort, said, “Mr. Trump’s plan will merely increase the number of private contractors and negatively affect the traditional federal employees who keep our agencies running. There is no question that we need to reduce costs within our government, but a hiring freeze will do the opposite.”

Jan 11, 2017 | Federal News Radio

Group of House Dems ask Trump to give up federal hiring freeze

In today’s Top Federal Headlines, Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and more than 100 other Democrats want President-elect Trump to ditch the idea of a federal workforce hiring freeze.

Jan 11, 2017 | Washington Post

Democrats seek thaw in Trump plan to freeze federal hiring

House Democrats are trying to shield federal employees from the cold reception President-elect Donald Trump promises them shortly after he takes office next week.

Jan 10, 2017 | Washington Post

Beware: Chaffetz committee plans broad agenda affecting federal workers

More than 100 Democrats sent a letter to Trump on Monday asking him to reconsider his hiring freeze plan because it “would decrease transparency, efficiency, and accountability in the federal government,” said a statement from the office of Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), who led the letter.

Jan 9, 2017 | The Patriot Ledger

Gas leak heightens concerns over proposed Weymouth project

On Saturday, Congressman Stephen Lynch, a South Boston Democrat and opponent of the proposed compressor station, and Haugh visited the site of the leak. Lynch said he also spoke with Spectra representatives and requested a full report on the leak, which he called "yet another reason why Spectra should not be allowed to go forward with the proposed compressor station."