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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

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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.

March 14, 2013 Press Release

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.

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.

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 26, 2013 Speeches


Mr. Speaker:

WMAL Radio reported this morning that the administration had put out in a list of cuts, which the sequestration would require, that the National Drug Intelligence Center would be cut by $2,000,000.

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.

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:



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.
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.