Press Releases

Jul 19, 2011

Duncan Votes for Cut, Cap, & Balance

On Tuesday freshman Congressman Jeff Duncan voted for the conservative spending reform bill backed by Senator Jim DeMint, Governor Nikki Haley, and conservative Tea Party activists known as Cut, Cap, and Balance. The Cut, Cap, and Balance proposal that passed the House is a three-step plan to solve the debt crisis by permanently changing how Washington spends money.

Jul 7, 2011

Congressman Jeff Duncan Blocks President Obama's Ability to Make Constitutionally Questionable Recess Appointments

“Every Presidential appointment requires strict scrutiny, but that’s not possible when the President bypasses the constitutional screening process. I’m going to do everything possible to hold the President and his nominees accountable to the people and to the Constitution.”

Jun 23, 2011

Congressman Jeff Duncan on the White House’s Decision to Open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

“There are no short cuts on the path to American energy independence. I’m disappointed that President Obama chose the political convenience of tapping into the strategic oil reserve over solving our nation’s long term energy needs.”

Jun 21, 2011

Duncan to Visit the Open Door Christian Center

Laurens, SC- On Tuesday June 28th Congressman Jeff Duncan will tour the Open Door Christian Center in Clinton and present the center’s operators, Charles and Melinda Brewington, with a flag flown over the US Capitol in honor of their service to the community.

Jun 20, 2011

Congressman Jeff Duncan Issues Statement on Friday’s NLRB Hearing in Charleston

“I’m glad Congress is beginning to hold the NLRB accountable with steps like today’s hearing. It’s imperative that the NLRB ends its bureaucratic abuses of power against Boeing and states like South Carolina.”

Jun 15, 2011

Where's the Recovery?

“Excessive government regulation is creating a lot of uncertainty in the economy. If it’s not the burden of ObamaCare, it’s the fear of new regulations from the EPA or government interference like we’ve seen with the NLRB’s attack on Boeing.

Jun 7, 2011

DeMint a Mentor for SC Freshmen

The South Carolina freshmen — Tim Scott, Mick Mulvaney, Trey Gowdy and Jeff Duncan — have leaned on one another as they navigate Congress, but they’ve also gotten some help from one of the most well-known and iconoclastic members of the Senate: Jim DeMint.

May 27, 2011

Congressman Jeff Duncan Votes Against Patriot Act Extension

Freshman Congressman Jeff Duncan voted against extending three provisions of the USA Patriot Act for four years during a measure that came up on Thursday in the House of Representatives.

May 20, 2011

Statement from Congressman Jeff Duncan on Israel

Issues: Foreign Affairs

President Obama’s remarks yesterday signaled a dramatic shift in America’s foreign policy towards Israel and the Middle East peace process. By siding with the demands of Palestine’s Hamas-led government, President Obama has undermined Israel’s position in the negotiation process.

May 16, 2011

Congressman Jeff Duncan will be at the Hickory Point Gas Station in Laurens, SC on 5/17 to listen to stories from families & small business owners on how they are being negatively impacted by soaring fuel costs

Congressman Jeff Duncan will be at the Hickory Point Gas Station in Laurens, SC tomorrow morning from 8:30am-10:00am to listen to stories from families and small business owners on how they are being negatively impacted by soaring fuel costs.

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