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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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.

September 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representatives Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), John J. Duncan (R-TN), and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to bring transparency to the political intelligence industry.

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September 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Wednesday regarding ISIL /ISIS:

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June 26, 2014 Press Release

We have lost one of the greatest public servants Tennessee has ever had, and one of the greatest statesmen this Nation has ever known.

I have known Senator Baker for most of my life, and he was a real hero to me.  I admired and respected him almost as much as my own father.

June 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) sponsored a bill Thursday that would allow victims of child pornography to receive restitution.

June 25, 2014 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) questioned the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday about management failures during her watch.

Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to answer questions about an employee who was paid $900,000 to do nothing.

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