Press Releases

Mar 3, 2015

Lynch Introduces Legislation to Examine the Risks of the Maker-Taker Pricing Model

Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1216, the Maker-Taker Conflict of Interest Reform Act of 2015. This legislation requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to carry out a pilot program to assess the impact of an alternative to the maker-taker pricing model.

Mar 2, 2015

Lynch Introduces Bill to Ban Insider Trading

Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1173, the Ban Insider Trading Act of 2015. This legislation would establish a clear-cut insider trading statute that makes it a federal crime to purchase or sell securities based on material insider information.

Feb 23, 2015

Lynch Opens 2015 Congressional Art Competition for District High School Students

Congressman Lynch announced the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” the 2015 Annual Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to all high school students who reside in the 8th Congressional District.

Feb 13, 2015

Lynch, Rogers Launch Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse

Congressman Lynch and Congressman Rogers (KY-05) announced the re-launch of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse.

Feb 11, 2015

Lynch Statement on the President's Request for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force

Congressman Lynch issued a statement in response to President Obama’s request for a new authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Feb 9, 2015

Lynch Calls for Banks to be Held Accountable for Wrong-Doing

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, a prominent Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, expressed his concern with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to issue Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. a full waiver from their five year automatic disqualification.

Jan 27, 2015

Committee Passes Lynch Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce

Issues: Veterans

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform passed H.R. 313 the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, which Lynch introduced on January 13th, 2015.

Jan 27, 2015

Lynch Named Top Democrat to Key National Security Subcommittee

Lynch was named Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security for the 114th Congress. The Subcommittee is part of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the main investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives.

Jan 26, 2015

Lynch Introduces Legislation to Enhance Fairness for Overseas Federal Contractors Killed in the Line of Duty

Lynch introduced the Glen Anthony Doherty Overseas Personnel Fairness Act in order to ensure that courageous Americans, like Mr. Doherty, are allowed to provide the protections and benefits that they intended their loved ones to receive in the event of their death in the line of duty.