Press Releases

May 16, 2017

Lynch Renews Call for Congressional Investigation into Actions of President Trump and the Trump Campaign's Russia Ties

Issues: National Security

All 33 Democratic Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on the Judiciary sent a detailed letter to their respective Republican Chairmen outlining their demand for an immediate investigation into the actions of President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and top White House aides.

May 13, 2017

Congressman Lynch Announces Winner of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) recently announced that Seoyeon Kim of Braintree won this year’s Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” in the Eighth Congressional District of Massachusetts.

May 9, 2017

Rep. Lynch Statement on Firing of F.B.I. Director Comey

Congressman Lynch released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) Director James Comey.

May 4, 2017

Rep. Lynch Statement on TrumpCare

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement after voting against the so-called American Health Care Act.

May 3, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Legislation to Honor Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, and Sean Smith with Congressional Gold Medal

Congressman Lynch, alongside Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-San Diego), Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), and Congressman Brian Mast (R-Palm City), introduced legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Glen A. Doherty, Tyrone Woods, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to our nation.

May 3, 2017

Congressman Lynch Joins Congressman DeSantis to Introduce Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), the lead Democrat on the National Security subcommittee, joined Congressman Ron DeSantis (FL-06), the Chairman of the National Security subcommittee, to reintroduce the bipartisan Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act in order to expand access to service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Apr 12, 2017

Rep. Lynch Meets with Sgt. Tsohandaridis of the Canton Fire Department During Congressional Delegation in Iraq

During a congressional delegation to Iraq and Kuwait, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) met with Sergeant John Tsohandaridis, a member of the Canton Fire Department.

Apr 6, 2017

Rep. Lynch Calls for Hearing on North Korea’s Hacking Activities

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), led a letter to Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance Chairman Steve Pearce (R-NM) calling for a hearing to examine North Korea’s hacking activities.

Apr 5, 2017

Citing RI Pipeline Rupture, Rep. Lynch Calls for Suspension of Local Gas Line Projects

Issues: Energy & Environment

In the wake of the recent natural gas pipeline rupture in Providence, Rhode Island, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to suspend the use of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline and place the proposed Weymouth Compressor Station project on hold until the incident is fully investigated and public safety risks are mitigated.

Apr 4, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Confidential Informant Accountability Act

As the Oversight Committee holds a hearing on the “Use of Confidential Informants at ATF and DEA,” Congressman Lynch called for robust congressional oversight into the selection and use of confidential informants by DEA, ATF, and other federal law enforcement agencies.