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.”
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) named Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) the 2013 Legislator of the Year in a ceremony in Washington Wednesday saluting the lawmaker’s efforts defending and championing rural America.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) today joined with United States Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to introduce the Crop Insurance Subsidy Reduction Act (H.R. 943), which would significantly reduce the amount of taxpayer dollars used to subsidize crop insurance.
WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) issued the following statement Tuesday in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address to Congress:
“If I had told people just a few years ago that we would end this decade with debt topping $20 trillion, they would have thought I was crazy. But that is now where we are headed.