Press Releases

Nov 17, 2017

Cummings and Lynch Request Immediate Reversal of Decision to Classify Previously Unclassified Information about Afghanistan

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting an immediate reversal of the policy to classify previously unclassified information relating to Afghanistan.

Nov 14, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Natural Gas Pipeline Public Health Protection Act of 2017

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch introduced H.R. 4381, the Natural Gas Pipeline Public Health Protection Act of 2017, which would suspend construction and expansion of natural gas facilities in communities with unsafe air pollutant levels. The Act would require the enforcement of public health and environmental standards under the Clean Air Act, providing further protections for communities located near natural gas facilities.

Oct 4, 2017

Lynch Introduces Air Traffic Noise and Pollution Expert Consensus Act of 2017

Congressman Lynch calls for a committee of experts to examine health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution.

Sep 13, 2017

Lynch Announces More than $90K in Federal Fire Grant Funding for Walpole, Massachusetts

Congressman Lynch announces that FEMA Region I has awarded a total of $92,562 in grant funding to the Walpole Fire Department.

Sep 13, 2017

Lynch Announces More than $70K in Federal Fire Grant Funding for East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Congressman Lynch announces that FEMA Region I has awarded a total of $70,477 in grant funding to the East Bridgewater Fire Department.

Sep 13, 2017

Lynch Announces More than $200K in Federal Fire Grant Funding for Canton, Massachusetts

Congressman Lynch announces that FEMA Region I has awarded a total of $241,728 in grant funding for the Canton Fire Department.

Sep 8, 2017

Congressman Lynch Moves to Strengthen the Department of Treasury’s Office of Technical Assistance

On September 7, 2017, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch's amendment to strengthen the Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) was accepted to H.R. 3354-Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018.

Jul 28, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces the Aircraft Ownership Transparency Act of 2017

Congressman Lynch introduced the Aircraft Ownership Transparency Act of 2017. Despite statutory requirements for the Federal Aviation Administration to record ownership history and lien information on civil aircraft, some aircraft owners shield their identity by registering aircraft with a trustee – a legal practice, but one that can be vulnerable to abuse, particularly when the FAA does not have information on the trustor, beneficiary, or those using the aircraft.

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