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Apr 11, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

CFPB chief Mick Mulvaney says he could just 'twiddle my thumbs' before Congress to highlight agency's flaws

Mick Mulvaney took his seat before a congressional committee Wednesday for the first time since his controversial appointment to be the nation's top consumer financial watchdog.... "It shouldn't come as a surprise that many on our side of the aisle, those who have the highest hopes for consumer protection, would see you as sort of the fox in the henhouse," said Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.).

Apr 11, 2018 | Boston Herald

Stephen Lynch says U.S. troops in Syria are vulnerable

Issues: National Security

Vulnerable American troops stationed along Syria’s volatile northern border could be outgunned following an alleged chemical attack that’s skyrocketed tensions between President Trump and Russia, warned U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch.

Apr 8, 2018 | Boston Herald

Students in charge with town halls

Student activists inspired by the students of Parkland, Fla., and the March for Our Lives rally organized a town hall yesterday afternoon to question leaders on gun violence and prevention. U.S. Reps. Michael E. Capuano and Stephen F. Lynch were among state legislators and city councilors in Roxbury who took part in a “Town Hall for Our Lives.”

Apr 8, 2018 | The Daily Free Press

Town Hall for Our Lives continues gun reform debate in Roxbury

Town Hall for Our Lives was held Saturday afternoon in Roxbury for students and members of the community to question elected officials about their support for the gun reform movement.

Apr 7, 2018 | WCVB-TV

Students, parents across Massachusetts lead anti-gun town halls

Students and parents in Massachusetts inspired by gun violence survivors in Parkland, Florida, held town hall meetings across the state on Saturday to discuss firearm policy with legislators. Rep. Lynch attended one of the town halls, held in Roxbury, and answered questions about gun violence and potential legislation in Washington.

Apr 7, 2018 | CBS Boston

Students Hold ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’ Events Across Massachusetts

Students across Massachusetts met with politicians Saturday for a discussion on gun control. Several federal and state legislators attended, including Senator Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Representatives Katherine Clark, Steve Lynch, Jim McGovern and Mike Capuano.

Apr 7, 2018 | The Boston Globe

Students keep up dialogue on gun violence

About 100 people gathered in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon to question federal, state, and local lawmakers on what they are doing to stop gun violence in Boston and around the country, at a Town Hall for Our Lives organized by high school students. Lawmakers in attendance included US Representatives Stephen Lynch and Michael Capuano.

Apr 5, 2018 | The Patriot Ledger

Quincy honors Lynch, Gavin Foundation

Local officials heaped praise on Congressman Stephen Lynch and the Gavin Foundation on Thursday, saying the two are helping lead the fight in the area against continuing drug issues. The city gave its annual community-development award to Lynch, a South Boston Democrat who represents much of the South Shore, including Quincy.

Apr 5, 2018 | Boston 25 News

Feds open audit into time card fraud at Boston-area postal facilities

The feds have opened an audit into time card fraud at more than a dozen Boston-area facilities at the troubled U.S. Postal Service and two local congressmen tell 25 Investigates they suspect this could be a nationwide postal problem. U.S. representatives Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch have been sounding the alarm about the suspected time card cheating in letters to the USPS Inspector General since last year.

Apr 5, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Students, activists to hold 'Town Hall for Our Lives' anti-gun violence events across Massachusetts Saturday

Massachusetts students and anti-gun violence advocates will hold a series of town hall-style events across the state Saturday, allowing the public to engage with local, state and congressional officials on issues related to firearms laws and school safety.