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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

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January 31, 2018 Editorials

 

During the month of January, I spoke with 28 young men and women interested in attending various military academies in Our Nation’s Armed Forces.

While many Members of Congress process nominations through automated means, I sit down with each and every candidate seeking an Academy Nomination.

January 25, 2018 Editorials

At a time when parties are pitted against each other, working together is more important than ever to ensure the people of Our Country can thrive with secure jobs, ensured safety, and proper rights.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

“Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that passed today, a typical median income family of four will receive a tax cut of $2,059. The overwhelming majority of those who pay federal income taxes will get a cut under this bill.

November 1, 2017 Press Release

Rep. DUNCAN (R-TN) Statement on Terrorist Attack in New York

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 1, 2017   

CONTACT: Don Walker   865-523-3772             

               

September 27, 2017 Press Release

"Yesterday I joined my colleagues in supporting the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, H.R.36, sponsored by Congressman Franks.  This bill would protect an unborn child old enough to feel pain from being aborted.  Evidence indicates an unborn baby is able to feel pain at 20 weeks old," said Duncan.

 

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September 22, 2017 Press Release

Duncan Announces $500,000 Grant for Zoo Knoxville

 

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September 20, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2017  CONTACT: Don Walker  (865)-523-3772

Congressman Duncan announces $25,000 grant for Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center

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June 23, 2017 Press Release

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April 21, 2017 Press Release
Today the National Park Service hosted a ceremony commemorating the final construction phase of the Foothills Parkway from Walland to Wear’s Valley that has been almost three decades in the making.
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In The News

April 3, 2015 In The News
“One of my biggest concerns is sending jobs overseas,” the congressman told the Downtown Maryville Association on Thursday, after thanking local business owners for providing jobs.
March 4, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan and other East Tennessee Republicans in Congress bucked their party’s leaders and voted Tuesday against a $40 billion bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the year.
March 2, 2015 In The News
It's often called the Cadillac of crop subsidies. But U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. calls it something else. "It's crony capitalism at its best," the Knoxville Republican says.
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February 13, 2015 In The News
Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) said he appreciated the panel’s work but is “very skeptical” of some of its conclusions.
February 12, 2015 In The News
"If we have to go to war against ISIS,” Duncan said, “we need to get in and get it over with and not drag it out for 13 or 14 years like the Afghanistan war.
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January 25, 2015 In The News
"We're really way behind the times on this," Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., told the oversight subcommittee on transportation.
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January 20, 2015 In The News
“President Obama always has many things in his State of the Union that almost everyone supports, but of course the devil is in the details."
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January 15, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., has been reappointed vice chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
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January 14, 2015 In The News
The votes were “simply another effort to get the administration to enforce the immigration laws that are already on the books instead of making up their own laws, which even the president has said in the past he does not have the power to do,” said U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville.
January 11, 2015 In The News
“I do have concerns about the cost of any federal program since we have a national debt of $18 trillion, and it is still going up every year,” Duncan said.
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