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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

October 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Wednesday regarding the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015:

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October 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) has introduced bipartisan legislation to create a special inflation rate for seniors, calling it a first step toward fixing the broken process used to determine annual Social Security raises.

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May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) re-introduced legislation This week that would allow the private sector to more easily compete for government jobs. 

The Freedom from Government Competition Act requires a “Yellow Pages” test for every commercial activity undertaken by the federal government. 

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February 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to shine light on the closed and secretive process of presidential library fundraising.

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February 12, 2015 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to eliminate a little-known “Cadillac” crop insurance subsidy that costs taxpayers billions of dollars each year and is used mostly by large corporate farmers.

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February 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. released the following statement Wednesday in response to President Obama’s request for use of military force against ISIS:

I am reviewing the Authorization for Use of Military Force draft very closely and keeping watch for any changes to it that will likely occur in the coming days.

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February 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON– In response to recent aviation tragedies, Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) and Congressman David E. Price (D-NC) introduced two bills Thursday to prevent lengthy searches for missing airliners by improving flight tracking and the recovery of in-flight data.

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February 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. released the following statement Monday in response to President Obama’s 2016 budget:

This budget would result in a nearly half-trillion dollar deficit next year alone, and our deficits and interest payments on the National debt would continue to go way up every year.

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January 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) and Congressman John J. Duncan Jr. (TN-2)  introduced the “Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015.” This legislation would provide surviving Merchant Marines who served during World War II with a modest benefit for their bravery and sacrifice.

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January 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) offers his response Tuesday to the State of the Union Address:
 
“President Obama always has many things in his State of the Union that almost everyone supports, but of course the devil is in the details.”
 

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