WASHINGTON – In a meeting Wednesday, Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) secured a commitment from Doug Parker, President and CEO of the newly merged American Airlines and U.S. Airways, that air service from Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport will be maintained and expanded under the combined airline.
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.”
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.
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).
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.