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Apr 7, 2018 | CBS Boston

Students Hold ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’ Events Across Massachusetts

Students across Massachusetts met with politicians Saturday for a discussion on gun control. Several federal and state legislators attended, including Senator Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Representatives Katherine Clark, Steve Lynch, Jim McGovern and Mike Capuano.

Apr 7, 2018 | The Boston Globe

Students keep up dialogue on gun violence

About 100 people gathered in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon to question federal, state, and local lawmakers on what they are doing to stop gun violence in Boston and around the country, at a Town Hall for Our Lives organized by high school students. Lawmakers in attendance included US Representatives Stephen Lynch and Michael Capuano.

Apr 5, 2018 | The Patriot Ledger

Quincy honors Lynch, Gavin Foundation

Local officials heaped praise on Congressman Stephen Lynch and the Gavin Foundation on Thursday, saying the two are helping lead the fight in the area against continuing drug issues. The city gave its annual community-development award to Lynch, a South Boston Democrat who represents much of the South Shore, including Quincy.

Apr 5, 2018 | Boston 25 News

Feds open audit into time card fraud at Boston-area postal facilities

The feds have opened an audit into time card fraud at more than a dozen Boston-area facilities at the troubled U.S. Postal Service and two local congressmen tell 25 Investigates they suspect this could be a nationwide postal problem. U.S. representatives Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch have been sounding the alarm about the suspected time card cheating in letters to the USPS Inspector General since last year.

Apr 5, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Students, activists to hold 'Town Hall for Our Lives' anti-gun violence events across Massachusetts Saturday

Massachusetts students and anti-gun violence advocates will hold a series of town hall-style events across the state Saturday, allowing the public to engage with local, state and congressional officials on issues related to firearms laws and school safety.

Mar 10, 2018 | The Boston Globe

Over the clogged streets of Mexico City, gondolas fly free

As Boston considers a proposal that has drawn sharp skepticism in some corners, Ecatepec provides a case study in whether the unorthodox idea can be a viable option in a city’s perpetual battle against traffic. “If you look at the volume of development coming up, it’s only going to get worse,” said US Representative Stephen Lynch, a Democrat who has become a prominent gondola supporter. “This is one piece that will allow people to get out of their cars, get out of buses, and not be affected by traffic.”

Mar 7, 2018 | Boston Herald

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch: Trump tariffs may hurt U.S. manufacturers

Issues: Trade

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, one of the labor movement's staunchest advocates in Congress, is pushing back against proposed tariffs on aluminum and steel, saying the move by the Trump administration will hurt U.S. manufacturing.

Mar 7, 2018 |

Everything you need to know about the proposed Seaport gondola system

There’s an ambitious proposal to help commuters navigate the often-clogged streets of Boston’s Seaport district, and it has more in common with a mode of transportation associated with ski resorts than it does with the more conventional approaches to reducing city rush-hour traffic. Rep. Stephen Lynch has been openly supportive of the idea.

Mar 1, 2018 | Boston Business Journal

After criticism, Millennium Partners changed the route of proposed $100M gondola

Millennium Partners and Cargo Ventures have altered the originally proposed route for their proposed $100 million aerial gondola. Congressman Stephen Lynch told the Business Journal that the proposal is innovative, environmentally friendly and a viable solution to the growing transportation crisis in South Boston and the Seaport District.

Mar 1, 2018 | Quartz

US lawmakers want to pay up to $5 million for foreign corruption tips

Modeled on existing programs to reward people who give tips to the State department on terrorism, or to the IRS on tax evasion, the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act aims to help return assets stolen from foreign state coffers, by encouraging whistleblowers to talk to US authorities.