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Working for You: January 2022

January 30, 2022

I sincerely appreciate everyone who supported our fundraiser on January 10th. Thanks to all of you, as well as Brandi Bruns and the folks at Craft Brewed, it was our most successful event since 2014. Thank you! BRIDGESTONE-FIRESTONE CENTENNIAL WILDERNESS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREALet’s start with some good news this week about the Bridgestone-Firestone Centennial Wilderness Wildlife Management…

Working for You: November 2021

November 8, 2021

It was a busy couple of weeks in our State Capitol as far as Octobers go. Hopefully, we are finally done with special sessions for the year. Though, to quote Michael Corleone, “just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” I have been appointed by the Speaker to serve on an ad…

Working for You: October 2021

October 24, 2021

Thank goodness for Fall Break. It was nice to be able to spend some extra time with our boys just before I returned to the legislature for the first of two extraordinary sessions this month. Given all the recent and upcoming legislative activity – some good, some bad – I wanted to provide you with…

Working For You: Fall 2021

September 20, 2021

September 20, 2021 Fall finally arrives this week, and I could not be more excited. From kickoffs, playoffs and puck drops to bright orange leaves, cool weather and carved pumpkins, fall is the absolute best. There is nothing better than autumn in Tennessee. ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC Hopefully, the fall weather will cool off the heated…

John Ray Clemmons holds his campaign sign and waves hello.

Happy Fall!

September 26, 2018

Happy Fall! Fall is finally here, but the campaign season continues to heat up. Remember to put your Team JRC yard sign out or sign up HERE to get one delievered to your home or business. As Election Day nears, I encourage everyone to check your voter registration status.  Please make sure you are registered and update your address if…

John Ray Clemmons with his family

Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2018

Dear friend, We are sincerely grateful for the opportunity to serve and represent your family.  On this day of national independence, let us all resolve to stay engaged, continue to march forward, and never stop working to uphold the democratic ideals of our Founding Fathers.  Have a happy and safe Fourth of July. -The Clemmons Family

Rep. Clemmons’ Argues for Women’s Health Care

June 29, 2018

Friends, I want to bring your attention to an issue about which we all care – women’s health care services. Against my strong objections, the state legislature passed a law this year requiring the Division of TennCare to submit an amendment to the state’s existing TennCare II Demonstration for the purpose of preventing health care providers from…

Nashville Mourns Deaths Caused by Antioch Shooting

Our City Mourns

April 24, 2018

Once again, our community has been devastated by senseless gun violence that continues to plague cities and communities across our country.  As a community, we mourn and our hearts are broken for the families of those who lost their lives. While we may never know the motive for the tragedy that took place in Antioch…

John Ray Clemmons Talks With Children at the I-440 Community Meeting


March 5, 2018

I-440 Thank you to everyone who attended my most recent community meeting at Christ the King School in person or online to learn more about the upcoming I-440 project.  Several TDOT officials and consultants shared substantive information about the scope of the project and answered concerned residents’ questions.  This is going to be a large-scale,…

John Ray Clemmons poses for a quick picture with his children

Team JRC Update

February 13, 2018

Ms. Debra Webb, a vital member of our team who alone runs my legislative office, suffered a mild stroke last Sunday and is now recovering at home. Please wish her well and keep her in your thoughts. If you tried to contact my legislative office last week to schedule a meeting or request assistance and…

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