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Congressman Stephen Fincher

Representing the 8th District of TENNESSEE

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Aug 25, 2015 Press Release
JACKSON, TN – Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) invites all West Tennessee middle and high school students interested in opportunities offered by the five U.S. Military Service Academies to attend his annual 8th District Military Academy Day. The event will take place Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Houston High School located at 9755 Wolf River Blvd. in Germantown, TN.
Aug 6, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of the recent news of Planned Parenthood engaging in the harvesting of fetal organs for profit, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) sent a letter to House leadership today calling on them to use all available measures to remove funding for Planned Parenthood when Congress returns in September.
Jul 24, 2015 Opinion Pieces
“Our financial system is not strengthened by limiting choice and increasing the concentration of services and products in the hands of a few "too-big-to-fail" firms. The success and security of our system is reliant upon institutions of all sizes servicing consumers and businesses with diverse needs.”
Jul 21, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) has received the American Conservative Union’s (ACU) “Conservative Achievement Award” for 2014. This achievement is awarded to conservatives in Congress, based on their voting record on a variety of important conservative issues.
Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at the House Financial Services Committee hearing “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy,” Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) questioned Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, on the importance of having a cost-benefit analysis requirement to analyze the impact of future financial regulations.
Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
“Small companies are our nation’s best job creators, but have been hit the hardest by excessive regulations,” said Congressman Fincher. “On average, the majority of a company’s job growth occurs after an IPO. By making improvements to the IPO on-ramp, our bill will make it easier for small emerging growth companies to expand. I commend my colleagues in the House for passing this important piece of legislation that will lead to more quality jobs for Americans.”
Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen Fincher released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced a final agreement in nuclear negotiations with Iran:
Jul 14, 2015 Opinion Pieces
Fairness for rural America – that’s what we need and deserve. Unfortunately, millions of rural Americans are being unfairly shut out of the market for affordable housing. Instead of stacking the deck against rural America, Congress should be doing everything possible to restore the opportunity of homeownership.
Jul 9, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) introduced legislation to advance uniformity, reciprocity and consumer protections for claims adjusting across state lines. Under current law, consumers are forced to wait as independent claims adjusters face a patchwork of inconsistent state laws and regulations that delay prompt and efficient adjustment of claims. The Claims Licensing Advancement for Interstate Matters (CLAIM) Act will help independent insurance adjusters expedite the filing of insurance claims, ensuring that millions of dollars in insurance claims are promptly handled to help consumers repair and rebuild communities – including in times of disaster.
Jun 30, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Stephen Fincher (TN-08), Patrick Meehan (PA-07), Chris Collins (NY-27) and Frank Lucas (OK-03) called on Congress to immediately reform and reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States when they return in July:
Aug 2, 2015 In The News
Fincher accepting service applications
Congressman Stephen Fincher is accepting Service Academy Nominations for the class entering in the fall of 2016. The deadline to apply for a Service Academy nomination is Nov. 2.
Jul 14, 2015 In The News
‘Rigorous review' of Iran deal to come
“The American people were counting on the president to keep his promise,” Fincher said. “Instead, President Obama has yet again walked back on his word, handing Iran — the world’s largest sponsor of terror — the tools they need to spread more violence in the Middle East.”
Jul 12, 2015 In The News
Rep. Fincher Issues Statement on Streamlining Claims Adjustment Process

Under current law, independent claims adjusters face a hodgepodge of inconsistent state regulations that only serve to delay the prompt adjustment of claims for natural disasters, accident victims, and other tragedies in life. Independent claims adjusters must take a license examination in each state in which they work.

Jun 23, 2015 In The News
Jackson Sun

"We realize it's not always possible to get to one of our dedicated District offices, so we're taking this opportunity to come to you.

Jun 18, 2015 In The News
PARIS TN: Fincher aide visits
Heather Waggoner, aide to U.S. Congressman Stephen Fincher, looks over some papers during a visit to the Henry County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon. Waggoner and other members of Fincher’s staff are visiting areas in the 8th Congressional District this summer to assist constituents encountering issues with federal agencies or departments.
May 2, 2015 In The News
Fincher awarded for enterprise

Upon receiving the "Spirit of Enterprise" award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released a statement, saying, "I'm honored to receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award. Families and small businesses across our country continue to be held back by excessive Washington red-tape, and it needs to end.

Jan 10, 2014 In The News
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
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
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
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.


May 20, 2015 Video
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement after the House Financial Services Committee advanced his bill to accelerate a company’s ability to enter into an Initial Public Offering (IPO). By simplifying the registration process for small companies going public, the Improving Access to Capital for Emerging Growth Companies Act will make it easier for small businesses to grow and create jobs.
May 14, 2015 Video
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Reverend Larry Kendrick of Archer’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Frog Jump, Tennessee was invited by the United States House of Representatives as a guest chaplain to lead the House in an opening prayer. Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement thanking Reverend Kendrick and his family for their dedication to the Lord and the community.