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John Ray Clemmons poses for a picture with his wife and 3 children at the Nashville Women's March.

Inspired and Ready to Work

January 22, 2018

2018 is here. After marching this weekend with Tamara and our boys, I remain in awe of the thousands across our state who continue to make their voices heard and their presence felt. It was so inspiring to see so many of you at the State Capitol for the first day of session rallying for…

John Ray Clemmons gives speech

Building on Our Success

January 5, 2018

2018 is going to be a good year.  Together, with unprecedented organization and hard work, we can make it historic. 2017 certainly had its challenges, but I can only think of those things that give me such hope for the year ahead. Amidst the chaos of 2017, we managed to make headway in the state…

John Ray Clemmons meets with voters.

We’ve Been Up to Good

October 12, 2017

Thank you to all those who generously contributed to our reelection campaign. It was so great to see so many friends at the Event Center at Coco’s Italian Market during our reception. My family and I sincerely appreciate you and your continued support of our efforts to serve. WE’VE BEEN UP TO GOOD Fall is…

John Ray Clemmons' dog wears a Nashville Predators hat.

Legislative Wrap Up

May 22, 2017

First Things First GO PREDS! The End Has Come Surprisingly, I am not referring to the latest news out of Washington, though it may be warranted. Rather, I am proud to announce the successful conclusion of the first half of the 110th General Assembly. After passing a balanced budget, we wrapped up legislative business and…

Join the Conversation – May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017

I would like to extend a special thank you to Ms. Rita Black of Eakin Elementary for allowing me join in her 4th Grade music class yesterday morning. I look forward to an incredible performance by her talented students on May 22nd. I believe that music and arts education is so very important so I…

Join the Conversation – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

Join the conversation! Twitter: @JRClemmons and #TeamJRC Facebook: johnrayfortn Our thoughts are with the three correctional officers who were injured in a disturbance involving inmates at the Turney Center Correctional Complex in Only, Tennessee yesterday afternoon. These brave officers are currently receiving top-notch medical treatment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Unfortunately, this is not the…

Join the Conversation – March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017

Twitter: @JRClemmons and #TeamJRC Facebook: johnrayfortn My family and all of #TeamJRC would like to extend our love and heartfelt condolences to Mrs. Hope Stringer and the entire Stringer family. Mr. Howard Stringer’s warm, welcoming personality and giving spirit embodied everything that is wonderful about our city. He has truly left a lasting legacy on…

Let your voices be heard and make your presence felt. (March 13, 2017)

March 13, 2017

Thank you to all the women who visited our State Capitol and Legislative Plaza last week for Women’s Day on the Hill. Your presence in the halls of our state government really made an impact. I would also like to personally thank the brave women who testified before the House Health subcommittee and shared their…

Keep letting your voices be heard and making your presence felt. (February 26, 2017)

February 27, 2017

Join #TeamJRC by following us on Twitter at @JRClemmons and Facebook at /johnrayfortn I look forward to seeing you tomorrow night at the State Capitol. Protecting Our State Parks On Thursday February 16th, Sen. Lee Harris and I held a town hall discussion at Montgomery Bell State Park. This was the second such town hall…

You are letting your voices be heard and making your presence felt.

February 13, 2017

I sincerely appreciate all of you who came out early on a Monday morning to our latest Coffee with Clemmons at Elliston Place Soda Shop to visit with me and Tamara. There were a lot of new faces and several familiar ones. For those who were unable to make it, just remember that I love…

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