Press Releases

Oct 23, 2020

Chairs Lynch, Maloney, Engel and Clyburn Ask Inspectors General To Probe Ventilator Shipments To And From Russia

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Chairs requested an independent investigation into the shipment of ventilators to and from the Russian Federation during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

Oct 16, 2020

Chairman Lynch, Rep. Green And Rep. Gabbard Lead Bipartisan Fight For K2 Veterans

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The group of bipartisan lawmakers wrote to the conferees for the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) urging them to retain a key provision supporting America’s Karshi-Khanabad (K2) veterans in the final NDAA agreement.

Sep 30, 2020

The Broadway League Strongly Supports The New HEROES Act

The Broadway League issued a letter of support for the new HEROES Act.

Sep 30, 2020

Rep. Lynch Demands FERC Revoke Approval Of Weymouth Compressor Station Following Second Dangerous Blowout

This is the second accident that has occurred at the Weymouth Compressor Station this month.

Sep 25, 2020

Chairman Lynch Holds Hearing With Special Representative Khalilzad On U.S. Strategy In Afghanistan

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The National Security Subcommittee also examined the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement and the ramifications of diplomatic negotiations for the Afghan people, regional stability, and U.S. national security.

Sep 21, 2020

Chairman Lynch To Hold Hearing On U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan And U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement

The Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation will testify publicly for the first time in 116th Congress about U.S.-Taliban peace deal and intra-Afghan negotiations.

Sep 14, 2020

Rep. Lynch Blasts FERC And Demands Immediate Suspension Of Weymouth Compressor Station Opening And Operation

Issues: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy & Environment

A gas leak endangering local residents occurred on the first day of operations at the Weymouth Compressor Station.

Aug 29, 2020

Rep. Lynch And MA Delegation Call For Independent DoD Watchdog Investigation Into The Death Of Sergeant Elder Fernandes

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

Lynch traveled to Texas this week to join the Fernandes family to demand full briefings at Fort Hood.

Aug 19, 2020

IRS Extends Deadline To Ensure People With Children Receive $500 Economic Impact Payments

The IRS has extended its deadline to September 30, 2020, for people to provide information to the IRS using its Non-Filer Tool.

Aug 16, 2020

House Oversight Committee Calls Postmaster General To Testify at “Urgent” Hearing On Sweeping Operational And Organizational Changes

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform

The hearing will address sweeping operational and organizational changes at the Postal Service, which experts warn could degrade delivery standards, slow the mail, and potentially impair the rights of eligible Americans to cast their votes through the mail.