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Mar 1, 2018 | NBC News

Lawmakers: Did Manafort promise White House job to banker in return for loan?

Issues: National Security

Two members of Congress are asking the Pentagon to turn over any documents that could shed light on whether former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised a Chicago banker an administration job in return for $16 million in real-estate loans. The letter from Democratic Reps. Stephen Lynch and Elijah Cummings comes a week after NBC News reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a potential quid pro quo.

Feb 28, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Gov. Charlie Baker, Massachusetts congressional delegation asks Trump administration to scrap offshore drilling plan

Issues: Energy & Environment

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker joined Massachusetts congressional Democrats in calling on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to not include Massachusetts waters in the administration's five-year drilling plan, which seeks to open areas from Florida to Maine for oil and gas exploration purposes, in a Tuesday letter.

Feb 28, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Massachusetts congressman requests Pentagon info on reports Paul Manafort promised Trump administration job to banker

Issues: National Security

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch and other House Democrats asked Pentagon officials this week to brief lawmakers following reports that former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort allegedly promised an administration job to a banker in exchange for millions of dollars in loans.

Feb 28, 2018 | WCVB-TV

Gondola above Boston proposed for city commuters (VIDEO)

A new proposal would place a gondola system in Boston that could transport thousands of commuters. The idea is to have a 1-mile system take commuters between South Station and the Marine Industrial Park via Summer Street. Rep. Stephen Lynch, who supports the idea, said the gondolas would reduce traffic and eliminate carbon emissions.

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 28, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Massachusetts lawmakers earn high marks on League of Conservation Voters' National Environmental Scorecard

Issues: Energy & Environment

All 11 members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation received high marks for their votes on environment-related policies in 2017, the League of Conservation Voters announced this week. In the House, six members of the Massachusetts delegation also received perfect marks on the LCV's 2017 scorecard, including U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston.

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.