Press Releases

Dec 22, 2015

Funding for Veterans and Drug Courts Top Rep. Lynch’s Agenda

Last week, the Congress passed and President Obama signed a bipartisan omnibus appropriations bill funding the government through Fiscal Year 2016 by a vote of 316-113.

Dec 19, 2015

U.S. Rep. Lynch Pushes “Quiet Skies” Provision

The recent Omnibus bill passed in Congress and signed by President Obama included language that requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to increase community engagement.

Dec 10, 2015

Congressional Delegation Applauds Federal Disaster Funding for Massachusetts

Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation today applauded the FEMA's announcement that more than $120 million in disaster assistance has been awarded to the Commonwealth for costs associated with this past winter’s historic snowfall.

Dec 9, 2015

Committee Votes to Reauthorize Bipartisan Terror Financing Task Force

The House Financial Services Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to reauthorize the bipartisan Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing led by Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Ranking Member Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA).

Dec 7, 2015

Lynch Hosts Airplane Noise Forum with FAA

Congressman Lynch hosted a public forum with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and Massport in order to address growing complaints about the frequency and increased levels of airplane noise for local towns and neighborhoods surrounding Logan International Airport.

Nov 12, 2015

Lynch to Host Airplane Noise Forum with the FAA

On Thursday, December 3, Congressman Lynch will host a public forum at Milton High School to address growing complaints about the frequency and increased levels of airplane noise in local towns and neighborhoods that are impacted by Logan Airport air traffic.

Nov 6, 2015

President Signs Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act Into Law

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement after the President signed the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 into law.

Oct 28, 2015

Lynch Holds Hearing on Social Media and the Rise of Terrorism

Issues: National Security

Congressman Lynch, the lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on National Security, and Chairman Ron Desantis (R-FL-06) together held a hearing on the use of social media by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Oct 27, 2015

Senate Passes Lynch's Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act

Issues: Veterans

The United States Senate unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Lynch, which affords wounded warriors the flexibility to receive medical care as they transition to serving the nation in a new capacity.

Oct 5, 2015

Rep. Lynch and State Rep. Timilty Meet with FAA Administrator on Airplane Noise

Congressman Lynch and Massachusetts State Representative Timilty (D-Milton) sat down in D.C. with Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael P. Huerta to discuss community concerns about the increase in airplane noise as a result of the NextGen, GPS-based navigation plan.