Press Releases

Apr 7, 2014

Duncan Talks Atlantic Energy Production, Seismic Testing with Secretary Jewell

Issues: Energy

“I look forward to working with Secretary Jewell and my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to make North American energy security a reality and for the opportunity to create energy jobs at home in the meantime.”

Mar 26, 2014

Rep. Duncan's DHS Acquisition Reform Legislation Advances

"Today, the Subcommittee passed important legislation to increase accountability, transparency, and discipline in how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) buys systems used to protect the homeland."

Feb 28, 2014

Congressman Duncan statement on permitting for Seismic Testing in the Atlantic

Issues: Energy

“After nearly five years of bureaucratic delays, I’m optimistic that BOEM’s findings will clear the way for seismic testing, a vital step towards making energy production off the South Carolina coast a reality.”

Feb 12, 2014

Duncan Introduces Resolution Condemning Common Core

“Common Core is one of the most frequent concerns I hear from parents when I’m traveling across the district. Parents and teachers alike are alarmed by this top-down approach to education that wrongly ties education money for states to the adoption of academic standards that do not fully reflect the values of South Carolina."

Feb 11, 2014

Duncan Statement on the Latest Obamacare Delay

Issues: Health

"This healthcare law is a failure. Instead of focusing on winning the next election for his party, President Obama should admit his mistakes and stop standing in the way of the patient-centered healthcare alternatives advocated by House conservatives.”

Feb 5, 2014

Duncan Responds to Congressional Budget Office's Budget & Economic Outlook

“Last week, the President gave his annual State of the Union address to Congress, but today we learned of the true State of the Union – that Americans are suffering under the President’s health care law. Last year, the American people found out they couldn’t keep their insurance plans or doctors under Obamacare; today they found out they may lose their full-time status at work as well.”

Jan 31, 2014

Duncan Responds to the State of the Union Address

It’s disappointing that President Obama would give a campaign speech that divides the country rather than focus on issues that can bring both parties together in America’s best interest.

Jan 17, 2014

Duncan Introduces the All-of-the-above Energy bill, the EXPAND Act

Issues: Energy

"Congressman Jeff Duncan reintroduced The Energy Exploration and Production to Achieve National Demand (EXPAND) Act. Duncan’s legislation (HR 3895) is an all-of-the-above energy plan that creates a market based energy strategy for the United States."

Jan 10, 2014

Duncan Leads Effort to Advance SC Offshore Drilling

“Americans don’t want Washington meddling in their everyday lives, just like South Carolina doesn’t want the Federal Government standing in the way of jobs. It’s important that the Administration gives South Carolina the freedom to utilize our resources and create high paying jobs in the process,” said Duncan.

Jan 2, 2014

ICYMI: Greenville News Editorial: Duncan brings focus to energy

Issues: Energy

"South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan is bringing back to Congress a comprehensive energy bill that would expand oil and gas drilling and encourage development of clean energy sources while rolling back some regulation on emissions that have contributed to a rise in energy prices in recent years."