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Feb 28, 2018 | Curbed Boston

Boston gondola project from South Station to the Seaport still rising

Private developers and public officials are still considering a 1-mile-long aerial gondola system between South Station and the Seaport District that could carry the passenger equivalent of 40 city buses per hour. South Boston’s congressman, Stephen Lynch, has swung behind the idea.

Feb 27, 2018 | The Boston Globe

Altered route has backers of a Seaport gondola system feeling they’ve gained momentum

The idea of a gondola whisking thousands of commuters over the traffic-clogged South Boston Waterfront once seemed fanciful to many in the city, a transportation pipe dream, of sorts. The congressman who represents the area, Democratic Representative Stephen Lynch, said he met earlier in February with Mayor Martin J. Walsh and other local elected officials to promote the gondola project.

Feb 27, 2018 | CNBC

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell answers questions from House Financial Services Committee

In front of the House Financial Services Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell answers questions from Committee Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), about IOER interest rates, and growing popularity of exchange-traded funds.

Feb 25, 2018 | CBS Boston

US Representative Focuses On Gun Laws, Party Values

Representative Stephen Lynch said the young voices behind the latest push for gun control reform might be the deciding factor of whether or not it moves forward. United States Congressman for the eighth district of Massachusetts joined Jon Keller for Keller @ Large on Sunday.

Feb 16, 2018 | 7 News - WHDH

Massachusetts lawmakers, residents weigh in on Russia indictments

Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation said Russians being indicted for interfering with the 2016 election shows that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should be able to continue his investigation.

Jan 19, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Massachusetts Democrats accuse GOP of failed leadership as government shutdown looms

Members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation pushed back Friday against Republicans' claims that Democrats would be responsible for the possible government shutdown, accusing the GOP of failed leadership and "playing politics" with important issues, like children's health insurance funding.

Jan 15, 2018 | The Boston Globe

Aircraft registration system said to pose security risks

Issues: National Security

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing the prospect of two outside reviews and a push from Congress for greater transparency after a report found that decades of lax oversight had left the United States vulnerable to drug dealers and even terrorists who seek to anonymously register planes here.

Jan 12, 2018 | The Washington Times

House Democrats request Trey Gowdy subpoena White House, HHS for refugee report

Reps. Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch said in a letter to Mr. Gowdy that President Trump’s reported statements about certain countries during a closed-door meeting made them question if the administration doctored information.

Jan 10, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Massachusetts congressional delegation urges Gov. Charlie Baker to reject Trump administration's offshore drilling plan

Issues: Energy & Environment

All 11 members of the state's delegation penned a letter to Baker urging him to join other states' governors in officially rejecting the Interior Department's newly unveiled five-year drilling plan, which seeks to open federal waters off the California coast and areas from Florida to Maine for oil and gas exploration purposes.

Jan 5, 2018 | WBUR

Congressman Lynch On 2018, North Korea And The Democratic Party

Issues: National Security

Congressman Lynch joins WBUR to talk about national security and the year ahead.