Press Releases

Sep 18, 2018

Lynch Calls for Oversight Hearing to Examine State of U.S. Pipeline Safety and Security.

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Jul 31, 2018

Lynch Calls for Oversight Hearing to Examine “Quiet Skies” Program

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

On Monday Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy urging him to hold a bipartisan oversight hearing to examine the so-called “Quiet Skies” program.

Jul 7, 2018

Rep. Lynch Calls for House Oversight Hearing After Reports U.S. Army is Discharging Noncitizen Recruits

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, National Security

On Saturday Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) called on House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy to hold a hearing to investigate reports that the U.S. Army is discharging noncitizen service members.

Jun 1, 2018

Lynch Lays Wreath at Beirut Memorial to Honor U.S. Servicemembers Killed in Lebanon

On Wednesday Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) laid a wreath at the Beirut Memorial at the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon to honor the 241 American servicemembers, including 220 U.S. Marines, 18 sailors, and 3 Army soldiers, who were killed in the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings. The memorial honors American servicemembers and diplomats who have lost their lives while serving in Lebanon.

May 18, 2018

Lynch Statement on Shooting at Santa Fe High School

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement on the tragic school shooting in Texas.

May 10, 2018

All National Security Subcommittee Dems Ask Mattis to Reverse Trump Administration Decision to Conceal U.S. Troop Numbers from Public

Today, all of the Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on National Security within the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sent a letter urging Defense Secretary James Mattis to immediately reverse the Trump Administration’s recent decision to redact key data on U.S. personnel strength from the Defense Department’s quarterly public reports.

May 9, 2018

Congressman Lynch Announces Winner of 2018 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) today announced that Mya Tomlinson of Norwood, Mass. has won this year’s Congressional Art Competition in the Eighth Congressional District of Massachusetts. The annual competition is open to all high school students across the country. The winning piece of artwork from each Congressional District will be displayed in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. for one year.

May 9, 2018

Dems Press for Subpoena for Documents Revealing Who Improperly Classified Handwritten Notes of Top DOJ Official

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter requesting that Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy issue a subpoena to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to produce documents it is withholding relating to the improper classification of handwritten notes taken by top Justice Department official Dana Boente memorializing his conversation with then-FBI Director James Comey about President Donald Trump.

May 8, 2018

Lynch Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from the JCPOA

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, the top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on National Security, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the JCPOA.

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