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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

January 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) introduced legislation Thursday to award sports legend Pat Summitt the Congressional Gold Medal, which the U.S. Congress describes as “its highest expression of national appreciation for distinguished achievements and contributions.”

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December 12, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday on his vote against a budget bill before the House of Representatives:

"I could not vote for a bill that increases spending by $63 billion when our National debt is more than $17 trillion dollars and climbing higher and faster than ever before.

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November 14, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) has been selected as a House Conferee for the Water Resources and Reform Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA). 

October 31, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the results of a district-wide survey Thursday covering a variety of current political issues.

The survey was included in Congressman Duncan’s September 2013 Washington Report Newsletter, which was sent to every U.S. postal address in the Second Congressional District of Tennessee.

October 30, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) voted against giving President Obama the authority to raise the debt ceiling on Wednesday, warning “the United States was going toward a place where it has never been.”

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October 29, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, led by the panel’s Chairman, U.S. Rep John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) and Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), released its final report today on the current state of freight transportation in the United States and its recommendations for freight transportation improvements to strengthen the U.S. economy.

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October 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report showing that a bipartisan student credit cardholder protection measure authored by Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) and Rep. Louise M.

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September 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Friday in response to a vote in the House of Representatives to defund Obamacare:

“I voted for the continuing resolution primarily because the people of East Tennessee are overwhelmingly opposed to Obamacare.

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August 27, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Duncan released the following statement regarding the civil war in Syria:

"I am opposed to us getting involved in another war in the Middle East.  We do not have the authority under our Constitution or even under international law to get involved in a civil war in another country. 

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July 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) introduced legislation Wednesday to help shield children and teens from online predators, a move he said would “add a layer of protection between our kids and those wanting to do them harm.”

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