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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.
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.
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said he doubts any immigration-reform bill can win enough support to pass this Congress.
The healthcare.gov website has already cost taxpayers $600 million and no one knows how much more it will take to fix it.
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."
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.
“The reason I voted the way I did is because the money is just not there,” Duncan said.
Representative John J. Duncan Jr., Republican of Tennessee, said, “This is the most messed-up, convoluted, confusing law that’s ever been passed.’’
Congressman Jimmy Duncan recalls two government shutdowns of 1995 and 1996 ended up not being so dire.
Knoxville Congressman Jimmy Duncan says while he understands the consequences of a government shutdown, he feels ridding the country of "Obamacare" is essential.