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Two men finally received medals they earned decades ago in that war. The men were honored in a ceremony on the steps of the Greenwood County Veterans Center, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan was in attendance and participated in the ceremony.
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) said on the House floor Tuesday morning that the button is meant to remind people that the Senate has been "acting irresponsibly" by not passing a budget resolution since April 2009.
I think government’s role is to provide some sort of certainty to business…large business, small business, job creators…some sort of certainty in the marketplace where they can make decisions.
Whiteford’s Drive-In is always a hot breakfast spot in Clinton, and Wednesday morning was no exception as Laurens County constituents came out for a “listening session” with Laurens resident and Third Congressional District Rep. Jeff Duncan.
While they may be new to national politics, South Carolina’s four House GOP freshmen have learned quickly that the state’s first-in-the-South primary can be an invaluable stepping stone for ambitious members of Congress. Together, they have thrown themselves full-force into the high-stakes contest, catapulting themselves to prominence.
Congressman Jeff Duncan visited his 3rd Congressional District throughout the past week, stopping in Greenwood on Thursday. GwdToday had a chance to talk to the Congressman and get his thoughts on some recent events in Washington, the new year, and more.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan finished his first year in Congress without becoming what some describe as “Washingtonized.”
“I couldn’t have asked for a better delegation to serve with...We proved the pundits wrong who said we were going to become Washingtonized. We were steadfast and resolved to deal with issues of Washington.” Overall, Duncan said the issues he brings up in Congress are a result of what his constituents want to address. Even with the stresses of battling a Democratic president and continuous debt concerns, Duncan said he enjoys his job and considers it an honor to serve the people of the third congressional district. “It’s a humbling experience for me...and I look forward to continue serving.”
Last week seven Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, sent a letter urging Congress to set conditions on American taxpayer dollars being sent to Egypt. “At a time when the U.S. is struggling to balance our budget and get our nation on a path to fiscal sustainability, it is unacceptable to continue to provide unconditional military aid to a country that disregards the basic principles of human rights and religious freedom.”
South Carolina 3rd District Congressman Jeff Duncan says he is focused on short term spending. Because Congress has yet to approve the year’s budget, a continuing resolution has the government funded through November 18. Duncan said his immediate focus is on the next continuing resolution.
The House on Thursday morning approved a rule setting the terms of debate for H.R. 2587, which would prohibit the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from ordering companies to close up shop or relocate employment.