Rep. John Duncan

DETAILS: Rep. John Duncan
(1947 - )
    • TN - 2 House
      (1988- 2019)
    NEWS: Rep. John Duncan
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    Rep. John Duncan received from American Bankers Assn: $2.5k, American Assn for Justice: $2k, International Assn of Fire Fighters: $1k, plus $2k from others on Health Care
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    Rep. John Duncan received from American Bankers Assn: $2.5k, American Assn for Justice: $2k, International Assn of Fire Fighters: $1k on Law Enforcement
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    ISSUES: Rep. John Duncan

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    Law Enforcement

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    Different approaches to dealing with crime.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


    FOR

    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.


    FOR

    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    AGAINST

    Taxes

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    One of the key issues in tax reform is whether Big Business tax breaks should be repealed, and which organizations should enjoy nonprofit status.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans are against hypertaxation on any class or industry. They want to ensure past abuses against businesses, individuals, non-profits, and others are never repeated by the tax system. In regards to overseas businesses, they advocate for a territory based taxation- which will tax money made and stored abroad by American businesses and organizations. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats want to end tax breaks for large businesses and add tax penalties for companies that send their businesses, production, and funding overseas. They focus on increasing tax breaks to the lower- and middle-income families in order to lighten the cost of living burdens. source


    AGAINST

    Teacher Pay

    The teachers’ pay issue addresses the concern that educators earn 20% or more less than other careers that undergo similar amounts of education and training. The primary point of contention between the two parties is how much federal intervention there should be.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans want to remove government interventions, privatize

    FOR Democrats


    FOR

    Law Enforcement

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    Different approaches to dealing with crime.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


    FOR

    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.


    FOR

    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    AGAINST

    Taxes

    $
    One of the key issues in tax reform is whether Big Business tax breaks should be repealed, and which organizations should enjoy nonprofit status.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans are against hypertaxation on any class or industry. They want to ensure past abuses against businesses, individuals, non-profits, and others are never repeated by the tax system. In regards to overseas businesses, they advocate for a territory based taxation- which will tax money made and stored abroad by American businesses and organizations. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats want to end tax breaks for large businesses and add tax penalties for companies that send their businesses, production, and funding overseas. They focus on increasing tax breaks to the lower- and middle-income families in order to lighten the cost of living burdens. source


    AGAINST

    Teacher Pay

    The teachers’ pay issue addresses the concern that educators earn 20% or more less than other careers that undergo similar amounts of education and training. The primary point of contention between the two parties is how much federal intervention there should be.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans want to remove government interventions, privatize

    FOR Democrats


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • Parsons Corporation
      • $5k
      • Norfolk Southern
      • $5k
      • UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION
      • $5k
      • BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY
      • $5k
      • CSX Corporation
      • $5k
      • National Air Traffic Controllers Assn
      • $4k
      • The American Council of Engineering Companies
      • $3.5k
      • National Marine Manufacturers Assn
      • $2.5k
      • AICPA Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
      • $2.5k
      • National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
      • $2.5k
    Based on the January 2020 report , next report due July 2020