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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

July 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John J. Duncan. Jr. (R-TN) announced today that the Department of Transportation has awarded the National Park Service $10 million of Federal Lands Transportation Program funds that will aid in the completion of the 16 mile section of the Foothills Parkway between Wears Valley and Walland Tenn.

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June 28, 2016 Press Release

“Tennessee lost a true legend today. While she holds NCAA records for men or women sports and won many championships and awards, her most impressive is the 100 percent graduation rate of her players. “Pat Summitt was certainly the most admired and respected woman in Tennessee, sports, and this Nation. Her fans and influence reach far beyond the borders of Tennessee.

March 22, 2016 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN.) introduced the HEALTHIER Act to assist charitable organizations across the Country providing free healthcare to those in need. Currently, many of these organizations have difficulties recruiting large numbers of licensed doctors in the states where these free health clinics are conducted.

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January 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) issued the following statement Tuesday in response to President Obama’s final State of the Union Address to Congress:

January 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- The U.S. House of Representatives passed without opposition Monday a bill introduced by Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) to bring transparency to presidential libraries.

The measure—H.R. 1069, the Presidential Library Donation Reform Act—would require any donation to a President’s library greater than $200 be disclosed to the public and posted online.

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January 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Tuesday in response to President Obama’s executive order regarding guns:


The President should be working with Congress to address the real causes of gun violence instead of attacking law-abiding citizens and the Constitution.

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December 18, 2015 Press Release

(WASHINGTON)  U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Friday in response to his opposition to the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill that funds the government through September 2016: 

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December 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an interview with Fox News Thursday, U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) blasted the University of Tennessee’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion for issuing rules on holiday parties, calling the memo “ridiculous.”

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November 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Business and Industry Council (USBIC) recognized Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) Wednesday for his “courageous” recent vote against Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), a legislative tool that allows trade bills to be fast-tracked through Congress.

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November 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON: Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Monday regarding the Paris attacks and Syrian refugees:

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