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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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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January 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) was reappointed Vice Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tuesday, a key position that will allow him to help write and pass major transportation legislation the 114th Congress.

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January 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Friday regarding President Obama’s education announcement in Knoxville.

The President was very kind to me on our flight on Air Force One and during our lunch at Pellissippi State and the event that followed.

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December 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday following his vote against a massive bill Omnibus-Continuing Resolution to fund the government through next year:

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December 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. John J. Duncan, Phil Roe, and Chuck Fleischmann released the following statements responding to President Obama’s speech on immigration in Nashville:

Rep. Roe (TN-01):

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December 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill championed by Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) that would help fund repairs to the Chickamauga Lock passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday with large bipartisan support.

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November 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday in response to President Obama’s pending immigration announcement:

There is a right way to do things, and there is a wrong way to do things.  This is the wrong way.

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October 29, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) was ranked one of the most fiscally conservative lawmakers and the top defender of taxpayers from Tennessee by the Nation’s leading taxpayer watchdog group.

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October 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a radio interview Tuesday, Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) called for immediate measures to restrict travel from countries with an Ebola outbreak.

Duncan told radio host Andrew Wilkow on the Sirius-XM network that the U.S. response has been lacking.

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