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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.

Jan 4, 2018 | MASSLIVE.COM

Massachusetts congressional delegation calls for release of additional home heating assistance funds

With frigid temperatures and a winter storm bearing down on the Northeast, Massachusetts congressional lawmakers urged the Trump administration Thursday to release more federal funding to help low-income Americans heat their homes.

Dec 22, 2017 | NBC News

Rhona Graff, longtime Trump assistant, to be interviewed by House Intelligence Committee

On Thursday, deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe sat for a second marathon interrogation before lawmakers, this time at an “emergency” meeting called by the chairmen of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees. The closed-door session was narrowly focused on the bureau’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, members said.... Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., another member of the Oversight Committee, said during a break in the interview that the GOP’s decision to focus on the actions of FBI personnel rather than the Russians represented a “dereliction of duty...

Dec 22, 2017 | MASSLIVE.COM

Massachusetts lawmakers decry lack of children's health care funding, 'dreamer' protections in short-term spending bill

Massachusetts congressional lawmakers condemned their Republican colleagues this week for passing a short-term government spending bill, which they said does not adequately address issues facing most Americans.