Press Releases

Sep 28, 2016

House Passes Veterans Day Moment of Silence Legislation

The United States House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act under unanimous consent.

Sep 13, 2016

Lynch to Host Information Session on Service Academies on October 2

On Sunday, October 2, Congressman Lynch will host an information session for all high school students in the Eighth Congressional District interested in applying to one of the United States Service Academies.

Sep 9, 2016

Lynch, Warren, Markey Announce $4.2 Million in Grant Funding for Quincy Center MBTA Station

Congressman Lynch and U.S. Senators Warren and Markey announced that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will receive $4.2M in grant funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant Program.

Sep 1, 2016

Lynch Calls for Oversight Hearing on Dramatic Price Increase for EpiPens

Congressman Lynch called on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to hold a hearing to examine Mylan’s pricing practices after the dramatic cost increase for the EpiPen.

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.