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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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.

June 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) hailed the passage Tuesday of a bill he co-sponsored allowing eligible Veterans to get care from a private doctor, an idea he has long fought for in Congress.

May 29, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) received the International Foodservice Distributors Association’s 2014 Thomas Jefferson Award.  The Thomas Jefferson Award recognizes the importance of smaller government.

April 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Chairman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) convened the fourth meeting of a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee special panel Tuesday examining public-private partnerships in transportation infrastructure development.

March 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced legislation Thursday that would allow local governments to more easily access private funds for water infrastructure projects.