“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.”
“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."
"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.”
“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.”
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.
"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."
“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.
"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."
"Congressman Duncan raised concerns about Iran still being a state sponsor of terrorism, Iran’s active presence in the Western Hemisphere, and the similarities between the Administration’s possible agreement and a previous nuclear non-proliferation treaty with North Korea that failed to reach its objectives."
"If the federal government would allow South Carolina to pursue energy exploration off its coast the state could expect over 35,500 jobs, $2.7 billion in annual economic activity, and potentially $3.7 billion in cumulative state revenue by 2035."