Press Releases

Aug 4, 2016

Mass delegation demands end to GOP’s abusive subpoenas of state Attorneys General

The Massachusetts Congressional delegation is urging U.S. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith to cease House Republicans’ blatant abuse of congressional subpoena authority in an effort to deny the causes of global climate change.

Aug 2, 2016

Lynch Calls for Congress to Return to Address Zika Emergency Funding

Congressman Lynch called on House and Senate leadership to reconvene Congress in order to address the emergency Zika virus funding request submitted by President Obama in February.

Aug 1, 2016

Cummings and Lynch Release GAO Report on Telework

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Rep. Cummings and Rep. Lynch released a report they requested from the Government Accountability Office finding that telework results in significant cost savings and reduced carbon dioxide emissions across federal agencies.

Jul 21, 2016

House Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Whistleblower Protections for Federal Contractors

Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Jason Chaffetz, John D. Conyers, Jr., Stephen F. Lynch, and Hakeem Jeffries, introduced H. R. 5920, the Whistleblower Protections for Contractors Act.

Jul 15, 2016

Rep. Lynch Statement on 28 Pages

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch released the following statement in response to the decision to declassify the 28 pages of the 9/11 Joint Congressional Inquiry.

Jul 13, 2016

Lynch and Culberson Introduce Legislation to Honor Adams’ Family Legacy

Congressman Lynch and Congressman Culberson introduced H.R. 5748, To establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes. The Adams Memorial Commission will establish a permanent memorial to honor John Adams and his legacy in Washington, D.C.

Jul 12, 2016

Oversight Committee Passes Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform overwhelmingly passed two bipartisan bills to overhaul the United States Postal Service.

Jul 11, 2016

House Passes Lynch Bill to Increase Financial Transparency and Prevent Terrorism Financing

Congressman Lynch’s legislation H.R. 5602 passed the United States House of Representatives by a vote of 356-47.

Jul 8, 2016

Lynch Statement on Dallas Shooting

Congressman Lynch released the following statement on the shooting in Dallas, Texas.

Jul 7, 2016

Congressman Lynch Moves to Strengthen Terrorist Financing Watchdog FinCEN

Congressman Lynch’s amendment to strengthen the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network was accepted to H.R. 5485, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017.