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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

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June 19, 2013 Press Release

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.

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June 4, 2013 Speeches

 

Mister Speaker:

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May 21, 2013 Speeches

Mr. Speaker, some people and companies are getting rich off Medicare.

Washington Post columnist Charles Lane wrote about power wheelchair suppliers who are reimbursed as much as $5,000 for a basic chair that costs them $700 and sells at ordinary retail for $2,500.

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May 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement regarding the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS:

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May 9, 2013 Speeches

Madam Speaker, I rise in support of this legislation and commend Chairman Camp and Mr. McClintock.

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April 24, 2013 Press Release

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
OPENING STATEMENT
(REMARKS AS PREPARED)

Good morning and welcome to the first hearing of the “Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation.”  

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April 16, 2013 Press Release

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.

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In The News

December 8, 2007 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. knew he had to do something when two East Tennessee school districts came to him just days apart to talk about the problems they confront when teaching foreign students.
October 30, 2007 In The News
Chicago has the ingredients for developing a world-class transportation system, but unless reinvestment begins promptly, the city may have few mass-transit services left when the 2016 Olympics are held, federal lawmakers warned Monday.
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July 24, 2007 In The News
Conservative and unassuming, Rep. John Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) has been casting votes to end the war since its first authorization — an initially challenging position that has gotten easier of late.
December 1, 2003 In The News
People who grew up in East Tennessee, as I did, are accustomed to being teased about our accents.
July 1, 2002 In The News
He has no realistic hope of stopping the proposed Department of Homeland Security — a reorganization of federal agencies that official Washington suddenly considers vital to the prevention of terrorism — but John J. Duncan Jr. says he is seriously considering voting against it.

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