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Jan 20, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

Syrian refugees are carefully screened, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says

While the United States must remain cautious, officials in Turkey and Jordan are doing a thorough job screening Syrian refugees before approving them for resettlement in America, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says.

Jan 19, 2016 | Boston Herald

Stephen Lynch in Mideast ahead of debate on refugees

Issues: National Security

As the U.S. Senate prepares this week to take up a measure to stop admission of Syrian refugees until a multi-agency screening process is in place, one Bay State lawmaker is in the Middle East to see for himself how those fleeing civil war atrocities and terrorism are vetted.

Jan 14, 2016 | Boston Globe

Boston Globe Live Political Happy Hour with Congressman Lynch

Congressman Lynch joined Josh Miller of the Boston Globe for an hour long live interview on a wide array of topics.

Dec 21, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Rep. Lynch offers Quincy High students glimpse into Congress

Issues: Education

Congressman Stephen Lynch offered a glimpse into what really takes place on Capitol Hill during a visit with several dozen Quincy High School students who take Advanced Placement U.S. Government or will participate in the congressional simulation conference Harvard Model Congress.

Dec 17, 2015 | WGBH Greater Boston

Tired Of Noisy Days And Nights, South Shore Residents Challenge FAA

At a recent public forum, Congressman Steve Lynch—who’s been sharply critical of the FAA—says he’s watched firsthand as planes arriving at Logan fly over South Shore towns instead of the ocean.

Dec 16, 2015 | Braintree Forum

Braintree ceremony commemorates Pearl Harbor anniversary

Issues: Veterans

Every year, Braintree is among the few communities in Massachusetts that remembers Japan’s Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.

Dec 9, 2015 | The Canton Journal

Congressman Lynch seeks another round on Terrorism Financing Task Force

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch wants to continue to serve on a House task force that has been investigating terrorism financing.

Dec 8, 2015 | Worcester Telegram

Mass. Democrats want gun ban for those on no-fly list

Massachusetts Democrats in Congress stood firmly with their colleagues in calling for a vote on legislation that Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., has sought since 2007. King wants to block gun sales to individuals on a "no-fly" list that is used to keep suspected terrorists from flying on commercial airlines.

Dec 5, 2015 | Fox 25 Boston

Local homeowners meet to discuss noisy Logan flight paths

Local homeowners say new flight plans at Logan are making their neighborhoods too noisy and they want the FAA to do something about it.

Dec 4, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Milton meeting on airplane noise draws hundreds

U.S. Rep. Lynch thinks progress was made during a meeting Thursday night between Federal Aviation Administration officials and citizens who have endured increased airplane noise from a new navigation system.