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Jan 29, 2015 | CT Post

Massachusetts members of Congress to serve on key committees

Congressman Lynch was recently named Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on National Security.

Jan 28, 2015 | Washington Post

House panel easily passes veterans sick leave bill but can’t shake partisan past

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act was included in the first Committee on Oversight and Government Reform markup of the new Congress. The committee passed the legislation on a bipartisan basis.

Jan 28, 2015 | Boston Herald

Congressman Steve Lynch: Pull Yemen ambassador now

Congressman Lynch spoke on Boston Herald Radio regarding his concerns for the safety of the U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, security and embassy personnel.

Jan 28, 2015 | Government Executive

TSP 1099s Are In the Mail, Vets Sick Leave Bill Advances

Congressman Lynch introduced the Glen Anthony Doherty Overseas Security Personnel Fairness Act in order to remove a provision in federal law that prohibits the families of overseas contractors killed in the line of duty from receiving full death benefits if the deceased employee is unmarried with no children. In addition, his Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act advanced in Committee.

Jan 19, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

3 stories of officials giving more than they get

The Patriot Ledger highlighted Congressman Lynch's effort to declassify the 28 pages of the 9/11 Joint Congressional Inquiry.

Jan 18, 2015 | Boston Globe

West Roxbury gas pipeline proposal draws fire

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Lynch has conducted meetings with local elected officials, concerned constituents, and representatives from Spectra and National Grid to express concerns with the proposed route of the Spectra natural gas pipeline.

Jan 16, 2015 | Federal Times

Bill would boost federal sick leave for disabled vets

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Lynch renewed his call for Wounded Warrior leave, as the current lack of sick leave unfairly hurts disabled veterans from receiving regular medical care and treatment.

Jan 16, 2015 | Washington Post

Wounded veterans starting federal jobs would get sick leave under new bill

Congressman Lynch's Wounded Warriors legislation has bipartisan support from Reps. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Walter Jones (R-NC), and Eleanor Norton (D-DC).

Jan 15, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

A Bucks congressman's bill is in eye of Dodd-Frank storm

Congressman Lynch spoke on the floor expressing concern with H.R. 37, an attempt to roll back Dodd- Frank reforms.

Jan 14, 2015 | Government Executive

Help for Vets, TRICARE Update, Pay Raise Prospects and More

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Lynch reintroduced the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act to provide first year federal employees, who are also disabled veterans, with 104 hours of leave.