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  1. Shaheen finds frugality: Going after some farm subsidies 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    ... save taxpayers about $2.2 billion over a decade. In February, she joined with Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Rep. John Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., to reform a crop subsidy system called the Harvest Price Option. An HPO lets farmers collect subsidies above ...

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  2. LMU-DSOL administrative changes announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Lincoln Memorial University President B. James Dawson announced administrative changes at the LMU- John J. Duncan Jr. School of Law this week as the institution continues to search for a permanent dean. April Meldrum, former associate dean for academic affairs, will lead the newly established Office of Accreditation as the associate dean for accreditation.

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  3. Haralson launches Mainstage - Republic of Guinea hires Nelson...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Politico

    ... and worked at the American Electronics Association and as communications director and legislative aide to Rep. John Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.). "As technology companies continue to revolutionize how constituencies across every spectrum interact and ...

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  4. Tennessee lawmakers stay connected with constituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Commercial Appeal reports U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis uses emails and tweets, and he carries a government-issued BlackBerry, an iPad and a personal iPhone. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. of Knoxville mostly stays away from newer technology when it comes to communicating.

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  5. Bill introduced to block CSA scores from public viewRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) supported the 2014 version of the bill. Already in the current Congress, Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) has introduced legislation that would remove "the confusing and conflicting vagaries" of the CSA BASICs data as it ...

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  6. Welcome to Sunshine WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | OpenSecrets

    ... with library funds arose during the administrations of both Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush . Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.) have reintroduced their Presidential Library Donation Reform Act this year. Previous ...

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  7. Photo Illustration by Emil Lendof/The Daily BeastBig Cable's Hired...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Daily Beast

    All but two of the 31 co-sponsors of a House bill to kill net neutrality received thousands from telecoms in just the last election cycle. Is their cash enough to end a free Web? "The Internet Freedom Act" is a House bill intended to destroy newly instituted Net Neutrality rights.

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  8. Big Cable's Hired Hitmen in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | TheDailyBeast.com

    All but two of the 31 co-sponsors of a House bill to kill Net Neutrality received thousands from telecoms in just the last election cycle. Is their cash enough to end a free web? "The Internet Freedom Act" is a House bill intended to destroy newly instituted Net Neutrality rights.

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  9. Republicans in Congress Propose Removing The USA From The United NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Irregular Times

    ... States from membership in the United Nations. Cosponsoring the legislation were Thomas Massie of Kentucky, John Duncan of Tennessee, Lynn Westmoreland of California, and Tim Huelskamp of Kansas. All of these politicians are Republicans. The United ...

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  10. House Bill To Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers ReintroducedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan that would create a "national hiring standard" for motor carriers without referencing controversial BASIC data generated by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's CSA safety-compliance program. Instead, H.R. 120 would mandate that before hiring a motor carrier, the shipper, receiver, forwarder or broker would have to ascertain that the carrier is properly registered with FMCSA, has obtained the minimum insurance, and has not been assigned an "unsatisfactory" safety rating.

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  11. Bill calls for safety ratings, not CSA, to be used in carrier hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    Rep. John Duncan has reintroduced a bill to protect shippers and brokers from liability claims related to motor carrier selection, and at least one industry group has already announced its support. The legislation, HR 1120 , provides such a waiver from liability if the carrier is registered with and authorized to operate by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration , has the minimum insurance coverage required by federal regulation, and does not have an unsatisfactory safety rating from FMCSA in force at the time of verification.

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  12. Whistleblower Says Morgan Stanley Fired HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Courthouse News Service

    ... working with the FBI and plaintiff averred to Mr. Massengill that he was working with the staff of Congressman John Duncan." Verble was called into a meeting by Morgan Stanley executives in March 2013, where he was asked about his cooperation with ...

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  13. House members urge airliners to have recorders that ejectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | USA Today

    ... find planes that crash in the ocean and learn what happened. "We're really way behind the times on this," Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., told the oversight subcommittee on transportation. But international representatives of airlines and regulators said ...

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  14. Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Friday, February 13, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Library of Congress

    Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Duncan to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 158 noes with one answering ``present'', Roll No.

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  15. Is the 2014 farm bill reducing the federal budget deficit? Not exactlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | AEI

    Senator Stabenow is currently the ranking member of the Senate Agricultural Committee and, in her previous role as chair, was a driving force in passing the 2014 farm bill. On Tuesday of this week, she announced that she would oppose any and all cuts to farm bill and farm subsidy spending during the forthcoming federal budget reconciliation process, essentially arguing that the House and Senate agricultural committees had already given at the office through spending cuts implemented in the 2014 farm bill.

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  16. Panel: Secret Service Needs to Add Manpower, Bolster LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | News Max

    A four-member panel gave its recommendations on how to improve the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Thursday. Among the panel's suggestions were to add more manpower and bolster the agency's leadership at the top, according to a report it released.

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  17. Panel calls for better leadership, more resources at Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Secret Service Protective Mission Panel shows it doesn't have to be that way. In two hours of testimony to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Thursday the four panel members succinctly dissected the reasons a proud law enforcement agency is now ridiculed.

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  18. Air Force One charm offensive takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Politico

    ... as part of the delegation led by Secretary of State John Kerry. Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Bob Corker and Rep. John Duncan - all Tennessee Republicans - flew with Obama to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he announced his community college proposal and a ...

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  19. MPHRP: Signposting for Mental Health SupportRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Marine News

    ... terest in our Marylebone corporate headquarters to Greenhouse Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide

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  20. Europe's Offshore Wind Capacity GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Marine News

    ... in passenger traffic, cargo handled and fish landed in 2014. Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide About 40 illegal migrants ...

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