Press Releases

Aug 1, 2014

Congress Calls for Aggressive Five Year Offshore Leasing Plan from Interior

Issues: Energy

Congressman Jeff Duncan along with Congressmen Bill Flores, Scott Rigell, and Richard Hudson sent a letter of support to the Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell urging the Department to proceed with a “rigorous lease sale schedule”

Jul 23, 2014

Congressman Duncan’s Legislative Priorities Would Cut Government Spending by $250 Billion per Year

"Congressman Jeff Duncan would save the taxpayers $250 billion per year if legislation he cosponsored was signed into law. That savings total was the highest of all but one other House Member in the 113th Congress."

Jun 26, 2014

House Passes Legislation to Create Jobs and Combat High Fuel Prices

Issues: Energy

"This bill will help combat the high fuel prices we see across the nation while unleashing an economic boom in waiting in the southeastern coastal states. This bill is about creating jobs and securing America’s energy future by lessening our dependence on Middle Eastern sources of oil.”

Jun 19, 2014

Duncan to EPA: Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation

Issues: Energy

84 Members of Congress signed onto a letter drafted by Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) asking the EPA to rescind newly proposed carbon regulations, citing the high costs to American families and damaging economic impacts of the misguided regulation.

Jun 10, 2014

House Passes Congressman Jeff Duncan’s DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act

"Today, the House of Representatives passed the DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act, H.R. 4228, a bill introduced by Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) to reform the Department of Homeland Security’s acquisitions and large purchases processes."

Jun 6, 2014

Congressman Jeff Duncan on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Issues: Veterans

“Today we recognize those brave soldiers who took Normandy by sea and by air 70 years to this day, in one of the most brutal yet decisive battles in history. If not for these brave men the world would be a very, very different place. It is because of their service and sacrifice that we live free today and our children have the opportunity to grow up in a free world.”

May 21, 2014

Congressman Duncan Votes to Combat Human Trafficking

"We have an obligation to protect mothers, daughters, husbands, and sons from being kidnapped and sold as property. I was proud to support these common sense efforts to combat this repulsive crime and hope the legislation is quickly passed by the Senate and signed into law by the President.”

May 21, 2014

Congressman Jeff Duncan Announces 2nd Annual First Responders Tour

"This tour is a great way for us to show our first responders how much they mean to their communities and to pay homage to the work they do."

May 6, 2014

Congressman Jeff Duncan on Gowdy Appointment to Benghazi Select Committee

Issues: Foreign Affairs

“Four brave Americans lost their lives, and we owe it to their families and the American people to find the truth. As a concerned American, I wish Trey much success in creating accountability and forcing transparency upon the Administration.”

May 6, 2014

Congressman Jeff Duncan on the Passing of Former Congressman Butler Derrick

"To this day, I still hear stories throughout the Third District about how Butler impacted someone’s life in a positive way. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.”

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