Press Releases

May 9, 2020

IRS Releases New Instructions: Act by Wednesday For Chance To Get Quicker Economic Impact Payment

The IRS released instructions regarding the timeline to receive Economic Impact Payments.

May 7, 2020

Massachusetts Awarded Nearly $4 Million In Emergency Food And Shelter Assistance Under CARES Act

The funding will assist organizations providing resources to hungry and homeless populations across the Commonwealth.

May 6, 2020

Rep. Lynch Asks FEMA To Increase Transparency Of Air Bridge Program For PPE Delivery

The Congressman sent a letter to FEMA Administrator Gaynor requesting information and increased transparency within the Air Bridge Program.

May 4, 2020

Chairman Lynch Renews Request For Documents Regarding Coronavirus Outbreak On USS Theodore Roosevelt

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Subcommittee on National Security sent a letter to Secretary Esper as part of their investigation into the coronavirus on the USS Theodore Roosevelt and dismissal of Captain Crozier.

Apr 29, 2020

Special Alert From SBA And Treasury Regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Lending Operations

SBA systems will only accept loans from lending institutions with asset sizes less than $1 billion dollars today from 4pm EDT - 11:59pm EDT.

Apr 29, 2020

Rep. Lynch Introduces Bill To Enhance Transparency Of Supplies In Strategic National Stockpile

H.R. 6607 was created in response to the failures of the SNS to provide personal protection equipment, ventilators and other vital equipment during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 28, 2020

Chairs Lynch, Maloney And Connolly Commend Appointment Of Executive Director To Pandemic Response Accountability Committee

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Chairs issued a statement commending Michael Horowitz, the Chairman of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, for selecting Robert A. Westbrooks to serve as the Executive Director of the PRAC.

Apr 28, 2020

Boston Fed Launches Information Site For PPP Lenders And Borrowers

The site provides resources for smaller businesses in New England, including nonprofits, to aid them in applying to the PPP program.

Apr 27, 2020

Chairman Lynch And Subcommittee Efforts Prompt Department Of Veterans Affairs To Conduct Uzbekistan Air Base Health Study

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

After the Subcommittee on National Security launched an investigation into the health risks associated with K2, the VA confirmed it is now taking multiple steps to address the concerns of K2 servicemembers and veterans.

Apr 25, 2020

VA, SSI Recipients Who Don’t File A Tax Return And Have Dependents Must Act By May 5th To Add Money To EIP

VA, SSI recipients with eligible children need to act by May 5 to quickly add money to their automatic Economic Impact Payment.