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Apr 8, 2018 | Boston Herald

Students in charge with town halls

Student activists inspired by the students of Parkland, Fla., and the March for Our Lives rally organized a town hall yesterday afternoon to question leaders on gun violence and prevention. U.S. Reps. Michael E. Capuano and Stephen F. Lynch were among state legislators and city councilors in Roxbury who took part in a “Town Hall for Our Lives.”

Apr 7, 2018 | WCVB-TV

Students, parents across Massachusetts lead anti-gun town halls

Students and parents in Massachusetts inspired by gun violence survivors in Parkland, Florida, held town hall meetings across the state on Saturday to discuss firearm policy with legislators. Rep. Lynch attended one of the town halls, held in Roxbury, and answered questions about gun violence and potential legislation in Washington.

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 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 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.

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.

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 |

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 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.