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Congressman Stephen Fincher

Representing the 8th District of TENNESSEE

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Apr 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement after introducing the Energize Emerging Opportunities Act (H.R. 1954) earlier this week. This bill would require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to harmonize its rules for general solicitation and marketing with rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement after the House passed his bipartisan bill to preserve access to financing for affordable manufactured housing:
Mar 26, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement after the House Financial Services Committee passed the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015 (H.R. 650), important legislation to protect affordable housing
Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-TN) today made the following statement regarding H.R. 597, The Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act, to reform the U.S. Export-Import Bank which was introduced and cosponsored by 58 Members of Congress.

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-TN) today made the following statement regarding President Obama's plan to take unilateral executive action to lawlessly grant amnesty to approximately five million illegal immigrants who have entered the country illegally.
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Oct 17, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) today released the following statement on the Ebola epidemic
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Sep 24, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) today released the following statement on Rosh Hashanah, which begins at sundown today:
Sep 8, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) is inviting all West Tennessee high school students interested in the opportunities offered by the five U.S. military service academies to his annual 8th District Military Academy Day. The event will take place Saturday, October 4 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Briarcrest Christian School located at 76 South Houston Levee Rd. in Eads, TN.
Sep 3, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) today announced he is accepting nominations for the 2014 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC), a program created to formally honor distinguished veterans across the 8th Congressional District of Tennessee for their wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvement.
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Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
Today Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) announced he will host “Ready, Set… Hired!’ a West Tennessee jobs fair with jobs-focused breakout sessions, Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Dyersburg State Community College in the Jimmy Naifeh Center (3149 Hwy. 51 S., Covington, TN).
Jan 10, 2014 In The News
http://www.stategazette.com/story/2040136.html
Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) announced this week he is kicking off his "Operation Valentines" program. From now until Feb. 10, the congressman's district offices will collect valentines for distribution throughout West Tennessee for veterans and those currently serving in the military.
Jan 7, 2014 In The News
http://www.rollcall.com/news/restoring_scientific_integrity_to_government_decisi...
The aim of scientific research is to increase our understanding beyond what is already known. When scientific research is used to shape government policy, it assumes a special obligation — it becomes the glue of a contract between the public, the research community and government.
Nov 27, 2013 In The News
http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20131128/NEWS/311280018/Briefly-Service-academ...
The deadline for U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher to accept applications from students in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District to attend one the United States Service Academies is Friday. Nominations are for the class entering in the fall of 2014, according to a news release.
Nov 25, 2013 In The News
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2013/nov/22/fincher-bill-would-streamline-i...
WASHINGTON — A bill that would further streamline and, in certain cases, shorten the initial public offering process for emerging growth companies was introduced Friday by U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher.
Nov 15, 2013 In The News
http://www.theleafchronicle.com/article/20131114/NEWS01/311140029/Tennessee-memb...
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans from Tennessee reacted skeptically Thursday to President Barack Obama's offer of an administrative fix for Americans wanting to keep their health insurance another year instead of shopping for new plans under the Affordable Care Act.
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Nov 8, 2013 In The News
http://tennessee.watchdog.org/2013/11/07/tn-congressman-wants-more-say-over-wild...
NASHVILLE — The federal government’s intense interest in expanding a national wildlife refuge near Memphis has prompted U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher R-Frog Jump to propose legislation that would give Congress the authority to say yes or no.Fincher introduced the legislation, called the National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Limitation Act of 2013, last week.
Nov 7, 2013 In The News
http://www.wcmt.com/rotc-temporarily-saved-at-utm/
Tennessee U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander has announced that the ROTC program at UT-Martin has been saved for at least two more years. Alexander credited Tennessee Representatives Stephen Fincher, Diane Black and Phil Roe, along with Senator Bob Corker for their efforts to save the university program.
Oct 5, 2013 In The News
http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20131003/NEWS01/131003017/Congressman-Fincher-...
U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) released the following statement in response to the shooting outside of the United States Capitol this afternoon: “While we’re still learning the specifics, my entire staff is safe and accounted for. We're praying that all Congressional offices can say the same and for those who have been injured.”
Sep 4, 2013 In The News
http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20130904/NEWS01/309040014/Legislation-target-I...
TRENTON — With U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher standing next to him, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn, said a stance will be taken against the Internal Revenue Service when Congress reconvenes.
Aug 29, 2013 In The News
http://www.jacksonsun.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013308300001
The Jackson Sun editorial board’s recent visit with Rep. Stephen Fincher, R-Frog Jump, offered insight into important issues as well as a look at our congressman’s understanding of the difficulty and complexity of his job in Washington.

Videos

Apr 25, 2012 Video
I am proud to represent Weakley County which is home to the University of Tennessee at Martin where Coach Summit played on the women’s basketball team from 1970 to 1974. God bless you Coach Summit, and thank you for all you’ve done, and will continue to do, for the great state of Tennessee, women’s basketball, and the fight to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.
Mar 13, 2012 Video
Congressman Fincher discussed the JOBS Act, a legislative package that will jumpstart the economy and restore opportunities for America's real job creators: small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs.
Feb 28, 2012 Video
The JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act is a legislative a package designed to jumpstart our economy and restore opportunities for America’s primary job creators, our small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs. This package includes Congressman Fincher’s bill, H.R. 3606, which breaks away barriers so that emerging growth companies can go public and create jobs.

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