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Apr 3, 2014

ATSSA Presents Rep. Duncan with Roadway Safety Champion Award

Issues: Transportation

The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced today that it has awarded U.S. Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) its prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award.

Mar 3, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

TN Republican congressmen don’t want a minimum wage increase

Issues: Economy

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., who calls Knoxville home, said that while he has supported minimum wage increases in the past, the hourly wage hike pushed by Obama and congressional Democrats of 39 percent is too large.

Feb 10, 2014 | The Knoxville News Sentinel

East Tennessee Congressmen Reject Obama's Immigration Reform Plan

Issues: Immigration

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said he doubts any immigration-reform bill can win enough support to pass this Congress.

Nov 15, 2013

Tennessee Members Wary of Obama's Health Care Fix

The website has already cost taxpayers $600 million and no one knows how much more it will take to fix it.

Nov 13, 2013

'Holy Cow' And 'Kangaroo Court': Panel Grills Officials

Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., quizzed the witnesses about the overall cost and expected deadline for the system to be fully operational. He also decried "sweetheart insider deals" that he said were making government contractors "filthy rich."

Nov 4, 2013 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan: Curbs on credit card industry worked

Issues: Economy

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., worked for a decade with U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-NY, on legislation to shield students from credit-related predatory practices.

Oct 18, 2013 | The Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan Warning on Debt, Budget: 'We're Headed to a Place We've Never Been'

Issues: Economy

“The reason I voted the way I did is because the money is just not there,” Duncan said.

Oct 10, 2013 | The New York Times

House Republicans Argue for Delay in Health Law

Issues: Health Care, Taxes

Representative John J. Duncan Jr., Republican of Tennessee, said, “This is the most messed-up, convoluted, confusing law that’s ever been passed.’’

Oct 1, 2013 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Congressman Duncan: Past Shutdowns Not so Traumatic

Issues: Economy, Health Care

Congressman Jimmy Duncan recalls two government shutdowns of 1995 and 1996 ended up not being so dire.

Sep 23, 2013 | WATE-TV

Congressman Jimmy Duncan defends defunding 'Obamacare'

Issues: Health Care

Knoxville Congressman Jimmy Duncan says while he understands the consequences of a government shutdown, he feels ridding the country of "Obamacare" is essential.