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Working For You: Thank you, teachers.

August 8, 2022

Aug. 8, 2022 THANK YOU, EDUCATORS This morning our children and thousands of others across Nashville returned to their schools where they were welcomed by the most important people in our community – their teachers.  As this first day of school in MNPS classrooms wraps up, my family and I would like to personally thank…

Working for You: Primary Election Day

August 4, 2022

Aug. 4, 2022 Friends,  Today is the big day. I would sincerely appreciate your vote for reelection. Please vote. If you have not yet voted, please take advantage of this opportunity to elect individuals whose decisions will have a significant and direct impact on our community. According to the Early Vote numbers, many in Nashville…

Working for You: July 2022

July 6, 2022

July 6, 2022 I hope all of you had a wonderful and safe Fourth of July weekend. I enjoyed seeing many of you while attending neighborhood celebrations in both the current and newly redrawn District 55, celebrating from Sylvan Park to Whitland to Cane Ridge. Thank you to all of the volunteers who organized and executed…

Working for You: June 2022

June 7, 2022

Happy Pride Month! I hope everyone is enjoying the beginning of summer break with your kiddos. Special thanks to our teachers and administrators for another successful year of educating Tennessee’s future leaders. The second session of the 112th General Assembly was a tough one, and the weeks since have only been more challenging for all of us. The recent…

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

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