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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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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June 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – A Congressional panel established to identify ways to improve freight transportation efficiency in the United States has been in Memphis, Tennessee examining FedEx facilities and the Port of Memphis, and meeting with representatives of the region’s freight transportation community.

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June 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Members of the Tennessee United States congressional delegation today announced that their inquiry into whether the administration awarded Medicare contracts to businesses not licensed in Tennessee has resulted in the finding that 30 of 98 suppliers were not licensed and will have their contracts voided.

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May 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement regarding the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS:

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April 24, 2013 Press Release

CHAIRMAN JOHN J. DUNCAN, JR. (R-TN)
PANEL ON 21ST CENTURY FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION
HEARING ON OVERVIEW OF THE UNITED STATES’ FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

APRIL 24, 2013
OPENING STATEMENT
(REMARKS AS PREPARED)

Good morning and welcome to the first hearing of the “Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation.”  

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April 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) will chair a special panel tasked with examining the current state of freight transportation in the United States and how improving freight transportation can strengthen the U.S. economy.

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March 14, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill introduced this week by Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) would shine light on the closed and secretive process of Presidential library fundraising.

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