Press Releases

Mar 6, 2018

Rep. Lynch Urges Secretary Tillerson to Protect U.S. Against Foreign Interference in Elections

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, National Security

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging him to combat foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns using funds that were allocated to the State Department for that purpose.

Feb 27, 2018

Rep. Lynch Introduces the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act

The bipartisan bill would help authorities combat terrorist financing and foreign government corruption.

Feb 27, 2018

Top Dems Request Info from Pentagon on Reports that Manafort Promised Army Secretary Job To Banker Who Loaned Him Millions

Issues: National Security

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 to Secretary of Defense James Mattis requesting information about “extremely troubling” press reports suggesting that a banker named Stephen Calk may have made loans of up to $16 million to President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, in exchange for alleged promises to name him Secretary of the Army.

Feb 21, 2018

Oversight Dems Call on Gowdy to Subpoena CBP For Documents on Sexual Assault Allegations

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter requesting that Chairman Trey Gowdy issue a subpoena to compel U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to produce documents it has been withholding for months regarding extremely disturbing allegations of sexual harassment and assault by CBP employees.

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.

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