Stephen Fincher

Stephen Fincher

TENNESSEE's 8th DISTRICT

Congressman Fincher Now Accepting Service Academy Applications

2015/05/22

Memphis, TN – Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) is now accepting Service Academy Nominations for the class entering in the fall of 2016. The deadline to apply for a Service Academy nomination is November 2nd, 2015.

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Fincher Responds to RSC Chairman Calling for Shutdown of Ex-Im Bank

2015/05/21

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement in response to the Republican Study Committee (RSC) taking a position against reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States:

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House Advances Fincher’s Bill to Streamline IPO Process

2015/05/21

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. Read More

House Ag Committee Includes Fincher Legislation in Approved CFTC Reauthorization Bill

2015/05/15

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) welcomed the House Agriculture Committee’s passage of the Commodity End-User Relief Act (H.R. 2289), which included his bill to require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to harmonize its rules for general solicitation and marketing with the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Congressman Fincher’s Energize Emerging Opportunities Act (H.R. 1954) was introduced in the House on April 22, 2015. Read More

Fincher Questions Dean of UVA Law School on the Harmful Regulations Caused Since Dodd-Frank

2015/05/14

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, at the House Financial Services’ Oversight and Investigations hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act and Regulatory Overreach,” Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) questioned University of Virginia School of Law Dean, Paul G. Mahoney, about the burdensome regulations being felt across our country since the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. Read More

Fincher Thanks Tennessee Reverend Larry Kendrick for Opening the House with Prayer

2015/05/14

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. Read More

ICYMI: Fincher Joins Hugh Hewitt to Discuss Conservative Case for Ex-Im Reauthorization

2015/04/30

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) joined conservative talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt earlier this week to discuss the conservative case for reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The Bank’s charter is set to expire June 30th.  Congressman Fincher’s bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Bank with 31 significant reforms currently has a strong block of 60 Republican cosponsors.

Excerpts from the interview:

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Fincher Receives Spirit of Enterprise Award

2015/04/30

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) released the following statement after receiving the “Spirit of Enterprise” award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week: “I’m honored to receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award,” said Congressman Fincher. “Families and small businesses across our country continue to be held back by excessive Washington red-tape and it needs to end. Small business is the backbone of our economy, which is why I work hard every day for common sense policies that will increase economic growth and create good jobs for hardworking Americans.” Read More

Fincher Introduces Energize Emerging Opportunities Act

2015/04/24

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).

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Fincher Bill to Protect Affordable Housing Passes House, Heads to Senate

2015/04/15

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: Read More

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Contact Information

1118 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-4714
Fax 202-225-1765
fincher.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Financial Services

Stephen Fincher, 41, is a managing partner in Fincher Farms, a seventh generation West Tennessee based agribusiness.  Stephen has been in agribusiness his entire life and lives in the Frog Jump community of Crockett County.

At the age of nine, Stephen joined the Southern gospel music singing ministry started by his family over 60 years ago.  The Fincher’s produce their own music and have recorded many projects and has performed over 2,000 events all over the Southeast.

Stephen is very active in his community and has championed many local causes by fundraising and actively assisting those in need.

Inspired by a desire to serve his fellow citizens and get America back on track, Stephen ran for Congress in 2009 and joined the House of Representatives in 2010. Now in his second term, Stephen sits on the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Agriculture.

Stephen brings his personal experience as a successful businessman running a large agriculture operation to Washington D.C. and understands, firsthand, that jobs are not created by Washington bureaucrats, but rather by hard-working folks in Tennessee.  He is committed to taking every possible step to empower people to invest and create jobs, cut government spending and make Washington more accountable to taxpayers.

Stephen is a Lifetime Member of the NRA. He and his wife Lynn have been married for over 20 years and have three children John Austin, Noah and Sarah. The family is active in Archer’s Chapel Methodist Church.

Congressman Fincher serves on the Committee on Agriculture, the House Committee on Financial Services and three if its subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprise, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy Trade.


Serving With

Phil Roe

TENNESSEE's 1st DISTRICT

John Duncan

TENNESSEE's 2nd DISTRICT

Chuck Fleischmann

TENNESSEE's 3rd DISTRICT

Scott DesJarlais

TENNESSEE's 4th DISTRICT

Diane Black

TENNESSEE's 6th DISTRICT

Marsha Blackburn

TENNESSEE's 7th DISTRICT

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