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Update on the New Medicare
Prescription Drug Coverage
Medicare is facing some big changes in the upcoming six months
which will impact beneficiaries in the 9th Congressional District.
Beginning in January of 2006, Medicare will offer prescription
drug coverage. This coverage will be offered as insurance from
private health insurance companies. Enrollees will be able
to choose a plan and be required to pay a monthly premium. Read more.
Download Congressman Lynch's Postcard on Medicare Part D.
Statement Of Congressman Lynch On The Resignation Of Secretary Rumsfeld
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, member of the House Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations, said, "I think that Secretary Rumsfeld’s decision to resign was the right one. We now have this opportunity to change our strategy and tactics on the ground in Iraq. It would have been impossible to change direction with Mr. Rumsfeld in place.
Congressman Lynch Blasts Plan To Phase Out Iraq Anti-Corruption Probe -- Lynch Says Cover-Up Will Encourage Corruption
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) today blasted the move by Congressional Republicans to secretly terminate the Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, Stuart Bowen, Jr.
League Of Conservation Voters Releases 2006 National Environmental Scorecard Congressman - Lynch Shows Leadership In Protecting The Environment
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following a session of Congress that saw continued reliance on the failed energy policies of the past while ignoring common sense solutions to America's energy challenges, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today released its 2006 National Environmental Scorecard.
Congressman Lynch Announces Federal Funding For New Bulletproof Vests For Avon, Boston, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, Dedham, East Bridgewater, Holbrook, Needham, West Bridgewater, Westwood And Whitman Police Departments
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice awarded federal funding to the following police departments in the Ninth Congressional District for the purchase of new bulletproof vests:
Markey And Lynch Question Low-Risk Rating Assigned To Port Of Boston, Shortchanges High-Profile Port Of Federal Security Money
Markey and Lynch Call on Chertoff to Re-evaluate Wrongheaded Ratings and Make It Possible for Boston to Apply for Higher Levels of Federal Port Security Funding
Congressman Lynch Calls On President Bush, House Republicans To Fully Fund No Child Left Behind
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-09) today called on House Republicans to fully fund the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, legislation that governs education reform and funding. Since it was signed into law in 2001, the No Child Left Behind Act has been under-funded each and every year, by a total of $56.8 billion. The cuts have been deepest for after-school programs, teacher training, educational technology, and Title I assistance for disadvantaged children. This year is no different. Education funding in the proposed Republicans’ FY 2007 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill again falls short of the levels set forth by No Child Left Behind.