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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

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March 13, 2013 Press Release

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.

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March 5, 2013 Press Release

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.  

February 13, 2013 Press Release

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.

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February 4, 2013 Press Release

Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) will hold constituent meeting days in the newly expanded portion of the 2nd Congressional District of Tennessee February 7-9, 2013.

Constituents can meet with Congressman Duncan on a first-come, first-served basis about any topic of concern beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the locations below:

January 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) issued the following statement Wednesday in response to President Obama's gun control announcement:

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January 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) was elevated to Vice Chairman of the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Thursday, placing him in a key role overseeing our Nation’s transportation challenges.

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January 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-- Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) issued the following statement Wednesday regarding his vote against passage of a Senate bill to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff":

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December 17, 2012 Press Release

The heartbreaking tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 children and six adults were murdered, was one of the most horrific events that has ever occurred in this Country. It touched almost everyone in a deeply moving and personal way.

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November 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Friday in response to reported increases in pay for top executives at TVA:

“I think some of the compensation is ridiculously excessive.  To give pay raises as high as 50% in times of relatively low inflation is just wrong and unfair to the rate payers.

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November 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) co-signed a letter Wednesday to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama demanding more information on the September 11th murder of a U.S. Ambassador and three others in Libya, saying it was “terrible we did not give our diplomats more security.”

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