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Jan 6, 2017 | Boston Globe

Trump’s dismissive tweets are undermining our national security

Congressman Lynch wrote an op-ed for the Boston Globe noting that "In his Tweets of 140 characters or less, President-elect Donald Trump is undermining our national security by creating a schism between himself and our dedicated intelligence community."

Jan 6, 2017 | Brockton Enterprise

Drug court grant aims to streamline treatment access

U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch, an advocate for fighting addiction on Capitol Hill, said the purpose of the grant reflects the "full-spectrum response" that is needed to address the opioid crisis.

Jan 5, 2017 | Cape Cod Today

Elected officials call for public meeting on Pilgrim Nuke safety

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, Governor Charlie Baker, the entire Massachusetts Congressional delegation, and numerous Massachusetts state legislators are calling on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to immediately hold a public meeting to address concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant.

Jan 4, 2017 | WCVB

Massachusetts Democrats Oppose House Ethics Rules Changes

Massachusetts Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives were surprised Tuesday to find themselves on the same side of a policy debate with President-elect Donald Trump. “If anything, that office should have been strengthened. And I think it's contrary to the pledges of draining the swamp,” said Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Massachusetts.

Jan 3, 2017

Congressman Lynch Hopes 2017 Will Bring Coastal Funding

In 2017, one local congressman, Democratic Rep. Stephen Lynch, would like to see more of a focus put on issues affecting coastal communities.

Jan 3, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

FEMA agrees to work with South Shore towns on map revisions

After representatives from Marshfield and Scituate took a trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week, they say a solution is in sight. There were staff members from the offices of Reps. Bill Keating and Stephen Lynch in attendance.

Dec 28, 2016 | NECN The Take with Sue OConnell

Congress and 2016 Election Hacking

Can Congress rise above partisanship to get all the facts about Russian hacking of the 2016 Clinton-Trump election? Sue's guest is Rep. Stephen Lynch, (D) MA 8th District.

Dec 15, 2016 | The Hill

Dem asks Chaffetz to investigate Russian hacking

Issues: National Security

A senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee is pressing Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) to open an investigation into Russia’s election interference.Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), the ranking Democrat of an Oversight subcommittee concerning national security, wrote a letter to Chaffetz released Thursday calling for a new committee probe.

Dec 13, 2016 | Brockton Enterprise

Howard House for homeless veterans unveiled in Brockton

Issues: Veterans

In a ceremony attended by Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston on Monday morning, the VA Boston Healthcare System and several partner organizations in the project celebrated the grand opening of 14 newly refurbished units of permanent supportive housing that were built to help homeless veterans.

Nov 21, 2016 | Dedham Wicked Local

Congressman Lynch calls for pipeline halt after explosion in Illinois

In the wake of the recent fatal natural gas pipeline explosion in Illinois, Congressman Lynch called on FERC to halt the permitting process and construction for the proposed Spectra pipelines in West Roxbury and Weymouth.