Press Releases

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.

Jul 25, 2017

Russian Sanctions Package Includes Rep. Lynch’s Provisions to Combat Terrorism Financing

The United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 3364, the Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act, which includes two bills which were first introduced by Congressman Lynch.

Jul 22, 2017

Following Concerns about the Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station and Air Quality Levels, Congressman Lynch Visited Weymouth and Braintree

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Lynch conducted a meeting and site visit in Weymouth and East Braintree to further review the results of independent air quality testing conducted by Doctor Curtis Nordgaard.

Jul 19, 2017

Rep. Lynch Files Amendments to FAA Reauthorization to Reduce Airplane Noise and Strengthen Agency Responsiveness to Community Concerns

Congressman Lynch, the Vice-Chair of the bipartisan Quiet Skies Caucus, filed a series of amendments to H.R. 2997, the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act, also known as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill. Congressman Lynch is strongly advocating for provisions that reduce airplane noise, improve the quality of life for local communities under flight paths, and promote a more responsive FAA.

Jul 18, 2017

Following Reports of Unsafe Air Quality Levels Near Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station Site, Rep. Lynch Calls for Stronger Pipeline Safety Provisions

Issues: Energy & Environment

As House Republicans bring legislation to the House Floor that would speed up the approval of pipeline projects, Congressman Lynch offered amendments to H.R. 2910, the Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act, seeking to improve safety for communities near proposed pipeline projects and ensure environmental and safety standards are met before construction begins.

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