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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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. Speaking at Farm Bureau Insurance in Trenton, Alexander said the “IRS Abuse Protection Act” will ensure if an individual’s records are accessed by the agency, the secretary of the U.S. Treasury would have to notify the taxpayer in writing.
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.
A growing bipartisan coalition in Congress came together today to “strongly urge” President Obama “to consult and receive authorization from Congress before ordering the use of U.S. military force in Syria.”
The Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber of Commerce was abuzz with excitement on Monday afternoon after the announcement that Dot Foods was locating a food-redistribution plant to Dyersburg with the promise of a $24 million investment in a new 166,000-square-foot facility and 157 new jobs.