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.
“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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
(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:
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.”
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.