Washington, DC -- Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) today lauded the passage of the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act, a collection of numerous new and extended tax cuts and benefits for members of the military and first responders. While Congress has previously enacted temporary fixes, H.R.
Washington, DC -- Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) applauded the support of the House of Representatives in overriding President Bush’s veto of desperately-needed legislation containing flood control projects, environmental restoration projects, and wastewater system improvements for our Nation’s aging water infrastructure.
Washington, DC -- I rise today to urge passage of H.R. 1236, to extend the authority of the U.S. Postal Service to issue a stamp to support breast cancer research.
Washington, DC -- Madam Speaker, we all want to do what we should to fight terrorism, but the Federal Government has to do many other things, too.
Washington, DC -- Madam Speaker, we all want to do what we should to fight terrorism, but the Federal Government has to do many other things, too. A Wall Street Journal editorial said: "We would like to suggest a new post-September 11 rule for Congress.
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representatives John J. Duncan, Jr.
Washington, DC -- Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) announced today that the Tellico Plains Volunteer Fire Department will be awarded a grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program later this week.
Washington, DC -- Mr. Speaker, Bruce Fein is a nationally syndicated columnist who was a high-ranking official during the Reagan administration. He does not support a neocon, globalist, world policeman-type of foreign policy for the U.S., a foreign policy that used to be considered as the policy of liberals.
A few years ago, sitting on the floor of the U.S. House with my friend Rep. Jim Walsh of Syracuse, I said of the member who was speaking: “Curt’s dyed his hair.”
Jim looked at me, very seriously, and said: “Curt’s dad is here?”
People who grew up in East Tennessee, as I did, are accustomed to being teased about our accents.