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