Press Releases

Nov 21, 2019

Massachusetts Orgs. Awarded Over $5 Million In Federal Grants Through Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

The awards support economic development and community projects in low-income areas across the Commonwealth.

Nov 19, 2019

Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Pushes Back On Trump Administration’s Proposed SNAP Cuts

The proposed change disproportionately impacts states with high heating and utility costs.

Nov 18, 2019

Chairman Lynch To Hold Hearing To Examine The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The hearing will examine whether the DPAA has the necessary resources to carry out its mission, as well as whether it has used these resources effectively since its formation in 2015.

Nov 15, 2019

Rep. Lynch And Quiet Skies Caucus Request Answers From FAA Administrator To Address Nationwide Aircraft Noise

The letter expresses serious concerns regarding airplane and helicopter noise and the FAA’s lack of responsiveness to impacted communities.

Nov 13, 2019

Rep. Lynch Joins Massachusetts Delegation To Demand Answers On Cuts To State Low-Income Home Heating Funding

The lawmakers sent a letter opposing decreased funding for the second year in a row for key low-income aid program.

Nov 8, 2019

Rep. Lynch Introduces Bill To Protect POW/MIA Recovery Missions

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The bill would protect DPAA civilian employees involved in the recovery missions of U.S. military personnel from payroll furloughs in the event of a government shutdown.

Nov 7, 2019

Lynch, Markey, Warren and Pressley Announce $20 Million Grant for Massachusetts Port Authority

The “Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD)” grant will help Massport expand its volume capacity and construct a new Cypher-E fright corridor in South Boston.

Nov 1, 2019

Chairmen Lynch And Connolly Demand Testimony From White House Official Who Failed to Comply With Security Clearance Law

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Acting Director of the White House Office of Administration has failed to submit a report mandated by the SECRET Act.

Oct 30, 2019

Recap Of Chairman Lynch Hearing On Trump Administration’s Syria Policy

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Subcommittee on National Security hearing focused on President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. military forces from Syria.

Oct 24, 2019

Lynch Announces 8TH Congressional District Recipients Of FEMA Grants

Over the course of 8 rounds, twelve fire departments in the district received funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.