Press Releases

Mar 20, 2020

Massachusetts Set To Receive $1.08 Billion In Medicaid Funding Under Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Package

The new funding will help the Commonwealth address COVID-19 and other public health needs.

Mar 20, 2020

Chairman Lynch And Oversight Chairs Seek Administration’s Plan For Coronavirus Testing Amid Widespread Rationing

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Committee members sent a letter requesting information about the status of COVID-19 testing across the country.

Mar 19, 2020

How COVID-19 Will Impact Veterans

Issues: Veterans

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs has issued the following information for veterans and their families.

Mar 16, 2020

Rep. Lynch And MA Delegation Demand Trump Administration Halt SNAP Eligibility Changes In Light Of COVID-19

The Massachusetts lawmakers urged Sonny Perdue to stop implementation of harmful federal SNAP rules while the government works to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Mar 12, 2020

Massachusetts Awarded Additional $11.65M In Federal Funding To Combat Coronavirus Outbreak

Issues: Health Care

The CDC has awarded nearly $12.15M to the Commonwealth for COVID-19 response to date.

Mar 9, 2020

Chairman Lynch And Oversight Colleagues Press For Information On Toxic Exposures At Uzbekistan Air Base

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

Democrats and Republicans on the Oversight Committee sent letters to reiterate the urgency of their investigation into potential health effects on veterans.

Mar 4, 2020

Chairman Lynch, Chairwoman Maloney And Subcommittee Chairs To Seek Information On Coronavirus Testing, Diagnoses Procedures And Patient Costs

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The National Security Subcommittee will hold a joint hearing on March 10 on U.S. biodefense and the COVID-19 outbreak.

Feb 28, 2020

Chairman Lynch Hearing Examined Hazardous Exposures And Health Conditions At Overseas Military Base

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The National Security Subcommittee received testimony from U.S. servicemembers who allege they were exposed to chemical and radiological hazards when they were deployed to K2 Air Base in Uzbekistan.

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