In The News

Jun 14, 2014 | The Daily Times

Council names Rep. Duncan ‘Taxpayer Hero

Issues: Spending, Taxes

Congressman John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., was honored this week as Tennessee’s top “Taxpayer Hero” by the nation’s largest nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to eliminating waste in government.

Jun 14, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan wrote script for conservatives

Issues: Spending

Since first elected, Duncan’s been one of the most steadfast conservative voices in Washington, D.C.

Jun 12, 2014 | WBIR

Duncan to VA: Convert old St Mary's to VA hospital

Issues: Veterans

A Knoxville lawmaker has asked the Department of Veteran Affairs to open a VA hospital in the city

Jun 3, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Local Congressional members: Climate change plan would raise electricity rates, kill jobs

Issues: Energy, Environment

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, accused the Obama administration of pushing “a radical environmental agenda” instead of working with Congress “to do the many good things for the environment we all want done.”

May 30, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

East Tennessee veterans hospitals not clouded by VA scandal, officials say

Issues: Veterans

“It’s certainly not a money problem,” Duncan said Thursday. “There’s no department that has been filled with money recently like the VA has.”

May 30, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Shinseki resignation signals 'new chapter' for veterans

Issues: Veterans

“I don’t believe in the traditional Washington method of finding one fall guy, and firing that person hoping that the hubbub will die down and the problem will solve itself.”

May 8, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Congress resists push to loosen federal marijuana laws

“I don’t think Congress is going to pass any pro-marijuana bills at this point,” said U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., a Knoxville Republican.

Apr 14, 2014 | NewsMax

Republicans at Odds With Christine Lagarde Over IMF Reforms

"I'm against the IMF reforms because I don't believe in world government," veteran Republican Rep. Jimmy Duncan of Tennessee told Newsmax.

Apr 10, 2014 | The New York Times

House Oversight Committee Censures Former I.R.S. Official

Issues: Oversight

Representative John J. Duncan Jr., a Republican member of the committee from Tennessee and a former judge, said Thursday that Ms. Lerner could not be allowed to make a statement asserting her innocence and then invoke her Fifth Amendment right.

Apr 4, 2014 | Fox Sports

Mr. Busch goes to Washington

Issues: Transportation

Mr. Duncan meets race car driver Kurt Busch