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Nov 18, 2015 | Holbrook Sun

Congressman Lynch plans to visit overseas vetting site for Syrian refugee

Issues: National Security

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, is planning to travel overseas soon to see first-hand how Syrian refugees are being vetted before being allowed into the United States.

Nov 18, 2015 | Boston Globe

Lynch tries to ease regulatory burdens for local banks

One Massachusetts congressman played a key role in enacting a new set of strict standards for banks after the Great Recession. Now, another Massachusetts congressman is hoping to undo some of those reforms — for the right banks, at least.

Nov 12, 2015 | Boston Herald

Congressmen push benefits for Benghazi hero

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch told the Herald that Congress is “really close to a solution” in providing the family of Glen Doherty of Winchester — a former Navy SEAL and CIA contractor killed during the 2012 Benghazi attacks — with proper death benefits.

Nov 11, 2015 | Wicked Local Canton

Congressman honors vets in Canton

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Stephen Lynch attended the annual Veterans Day Breakfast at the American Legion's Beatty Post Nov. 11.

Nov 11, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

At Hingham veterans observance, memories of wars past

Issues: Veterans

More than 300 filled the town hall auditorium for a Veterans Day program that featured remarks by Congressman Stephen Lynch. The event included 45 veterans.

Oct 16, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

Lawmakers call for more safety planning after Pilgrim shutdown

Congressman Lynch joined his colleagues in Massachusetts delegation in a letter sent to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in calling for more safety planning following the announcement of the closing of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

Oct 14, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Federal, state and local lawmakers in Quincy to tackle opioid crisis

Some of the region’s top political leaders met Tuesday night in Quincy to discuss the ongoing fight against opioid abuse.

Oct 7, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Three members of Congress to attend Quincy mayor's prescription-drug forum

Congressman Lynch, Congresswoman Clark, and Congressman Kennedy will join leaders from various advocacy groups to attend a forum hosted by Mayor Thomas Koch next week to discuss the abuse of prescription drugs.

Oct 6, 2015 | State House News Service

Bay State reps offer mixed views on war in Syria

Congressman Lynch told reporters that he would support a no-fly zone in Syria and demand that Russia respect the imposition.

Oct 2, 2015 | MassLive

Massachusetts lawmakers call on U.S. House Speaker John Boehner to act on 'commonsense gun laws' in wake of Oregon shooting

Several Massachusetts lawmakers have urged congressional Republicans to pass what they call "commonsense gun laws" in the wake of a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.