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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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.”

September 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday regarding the murder of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other American citizens:

September 13, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC – A Congressional hearing today focused on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) truck and bus safety program, and ensuring the program most accurately reflects safety ratings of motor carriers. 

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July 25, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) announced Wednesday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has given final approval for a VA-staffed outreach clinic in McMinn County, an effort he has long championed.

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July 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) said today he was pleased he was able to include in the new highway bill a provision giving more power to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to control commercial air tours, calling the measure “a big help in maintaining the peace of the Smokies.” 

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