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May 18, 2015 | Federal Times

New bill aims to cut prescription drug costs for feds

Federal employees could see cheaper prices for prescription drug coverage within the Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan, under legislation introduced recently. The FEHBP Prescription Drug Oversight and Cost Savings Act, introduced by Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., would strengthen oversight of the program by the Office of Personnel Management, requiring greater transparency and disclosure on prescription drug purchases.

May 17, 2015 | Boston Herald

Lynch seeks EMS memorial

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch is pushing for a national memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor the men and women in Emergency Medical Services, an idea first proposed by Boston’s own EMS members.

May 5, 2015 | Government Executive

How One Lawmaker Wants to Make Feds’ Prescription Drugs Cheaper

Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 2175, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Prescription Drug Oversight and Cost Savings Act, which would improve federal oversight of the prescription drug benefits available to federal workers, retirees, and their families through the FEHBP and would better ensure that FEHBP enrollees and the American taxpayer are receiving the best prescription drug benefit for their dollar.

Apr 29, 2015 | Wicked Local Hingham

Hingham Town Meeting in a 'yes' mood

Congressman Lynch provided an update from DC at the Hingham Town Meeting.

Apr 22, 2015 | Military Times

Experts: Terrorism groups find new revenue sources

Congressman Lynch serves as the Ranking Member of the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing and participated in the first hearing surveying global terrorism.

Apr 20, 2015 | New York Times

Declassify the 9/11 Pages

Congressman Lynch and Congressman Jones (R-NC) wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Times regarding the effort to declassify the 28 pages of the 9/11 Joint Inquiry.

Mar 31, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

Holding back the floods, Quincy welcomes federal dollars for pump station

Congressman Lynch joined Quincy Mayor Tom Koch to announce a a $5.3 million FEMA grant that will help the City finance a new pumping station to protect West Quincy from severe flooding.

Mar 11, 2015 | Patriot Ledger

In Africa, U.S. Rep. Lynch cites need for improved security

Congressman Lynch discussed his recent Congressional Delegation to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Nigeria to review embassy security.

Mar 5, 2015 | Federal Times

Bill boosting federal sick leave for disabled vets advances

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act. Congressman Lynch originally introduced this legislation and it passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in January.

Mar 4, 2015 | Investment Executive

U.S. “maker-taker” system under scrutiny

Congressman Lynch introduced legislation that would require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a pilot study to examine the effect of banning rebates under the current maker-taker system.