Press Releases

Jun 1, 2017

Rep. Lynch Statement in Response to President Trump Abandoning Paris Climate Agreement

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement.

May 30, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces White House Ethics Transparency Act

In response to the longstanding refusal of the Trump Administration to disclose ethics waivers allowing former lobbyists and industry attorneys to bypass ethics rules and work in the White House and other executive branch agencies, Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 2762, the White House Ethics Transparency Act of 2017.

May 26, 2017

Rep. Lynch, Sen. Warren, and Sen. Markey Announce Federal Grant for Scituate Fire Department

Congressman Lynch, along with Senators Warren and Markey, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Scituate Fire Department $95,239 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant funding.

May 25, 2017

Schakowsky, Maloney, Kuster, Tsongas, Lynch Reintroduce Legislation to Boost Public Participation at FERC

Issues: Energy & Environment

Representatives Schakowsky, Sean Patrick Maloney, Kuster, Tsongas, and Lynch reintroduced legislation to create an Office of Public Participation and Consumer Advocacy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

May 24, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Bipartisan Countering Terrorist Financing Act of 2017

Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 2622, the Countering Terrorist Financing Act of 2017, which expands the ability of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to collect information under Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) in order to prevent money laundering. Congressman Peter King joined Congressman Lynch as an original cosponsor of H.R. 2622.

May 24, 2017

Reps. O’Halleran, Lynch Lead Letter to OMB Requesting Compliance with Ethics Rules

Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) sent a letter, signed by 58 additional members of Congress, to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney expressing concern and disapproval over the Trump Administration’s refusal to publicly disclose ethics waivers for high-ranking officials.

May 21, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Lynch to Visit Jamaica Plain VA Campus for Review of Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD Protocols

Issues: Veterans

On Monday, May 22, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) will visit the Jamaica Plain VA Campus to meet with Vincent Ng, Director of the VA Boston Healthcare System, alongside local elected officials, veterans service officers, as well as veterans organizations, to review the handling of cases of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

May 16, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Secure Government Buildings from Espionage Risks

Congressman Lynch and Congressman Peter King, the co-chairs of the Task Force on Anti-Terrorism & Proliferation Financing, introduced bipartisan legislation, H.R. 2426, the Secure Government Buildings from Espionage Act of 2017.

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.

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