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.
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.”
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.
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.
WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement regarding the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS:
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
(REMARKS AS PREPARED)
Good morning and welcome to the first hearing of the “Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation.”