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Aug 4, 2016 | Boston Herald

Congressman Steve Lynch: No 'quid pro quo' in $400M Iran payment

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch today acknowledged "the optics were not good" as news broke the Obama Administration had sent $400 million in cash to Iran in a deal that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran, but said the money exchange was a separate settlement that had been long in the works.

Aug 3, 2016 | Boston Herald

Pols file appeal to stop West Roxbury pipeline

A group of elected officials from Boston, including Mayor Martin J. Walsh and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, is asking a District of Columbia 
appeals court to throw out an 
approval for a controversial natural gas pipeline in West Roxbury.

Aug 2, 2016 | Boston Herald

Rep. Lynch: Congress should reconvene to approve Zika funds

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch is calling on Congress to reconvene to address President Barack Obama's request for emergency funding to combat the Zika virus.

Jul 17, 2016 | Boston Globe

Pipeline tax protesters cap 43-mile hike at State House steps

On Saturday morning, the group had rallied on the construction site of a Spectra pipeline in West Roxbury with Representative Stephen Lynch and Michelle Wu, president of the Boston City Council.

Jul 16, 2016 | Boston Herald

Lynch: Air Saudi-9/11 links

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch is calling for a congressional hearing on Saudi Arabia’s role in the 9/11 terrorist attacks now that 28 pages of once top secret documents on the 2001 tragedy have finally been released.

Jul 15, 2016 | Business Insider

Congress releases once classified chapter of 9/11 report that raised questions about Saudi links to the hijackers

Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., a longtime advocate of the declassification, said the release allows for greater transparency about the investigation into 9/11. "Releasing the contents of the 28 pages will answer some of the many questions that remain," Lynch said. "It may help us at last hold those who are responsible accountable."

Jul 15, 2016 | Politico

Congress releases long-awaited document on possible Saudi role in 9/11

Rep. Stephen Lynch, a Massachusetts Democrat who has led the charge in Congress to make the document public, aid in a statement he was "especially happy for the families of the victims."

Jul 15, 2016 | VICE

US declassifies 28 pages on Saudi Arabia's alleged role in 9/11

A missing section from a congressional committee's investigation into the attacks of September 11, 2001, long held in secrecy for reasons of national security, was released on Friday, ending a long period of intrigue about its contents. Congressman Lynch for years pushed for the documents to be declassified,

Jul 15, 2016 | Quincy Sun

Lynch ‘Extremely Pleased’ 9-11 Classified Report Released

Cong. Stephen Lynch says he is “extremely pleased” that the House Intelligence Committee has released a long-classified report known as the “28 pages” stemming from the investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Jul 12, 2016 |

Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts delegation ask for study on health effects of noisy airports, like Logan

Massachusetts lawmakers are asking the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study on the health effects of air traffic noise and pollution, after thousands of Bay Staters complained about planes heading in and out of Logan Airport last year.