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Rep. Clemmons Applauds UT’s Decision on Outsourcing

October 31, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 Rep. Clemmons Applauds UT’s Decision on Outsourcing Nashville, Tennessee – Today, the University of Tennessee announced that UT-Knoxville, UT-Chattanooga, and UT-Martin would be opting out of the state’s outsourcing contract with Jones Lang Lasalle. State Rep. Clemmons issued the following statement in response: I applaud and…

CLEMMONS, HARRIS FILE JOINT RESOLUTION DENOUNCING WHITE NATIONALISTS AND NEO-NAZI GROUPS

August 17, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons (615) 415-4086 August 17, 2017 CLEMMONS, HARRIS FILE JOINT RESOLUTION DENOUNCING WHITE NATIONALISTS AND NEO-NAZI GROUPS Legislators want it known that discrimination will not be tolerated in Tennessee NASHVILLE – Today, State Rep. John Ray Clemmons, D-Nashville, with the support of State Sen. Lee Harris, D-Memphis, filed…

CLEMMONS CALLS ON METRO LEADERS TO ACT FOLLOWING SCABIES OUTBREAK

June 16, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rep. John Ray Clemmons (615) 415-4086 June 16, 2017 CLEMMONS CALLS ON METRO LEADERS TO ACT FOLLOWING SCABIES OUTBREAK Private prison corporation’s negligence warrants contract review Nashville, TN – In response to the news of a widespread scabies outbreak at the CCA managed Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility that has harmed over…

IMPROVE ACT PASSES TENNESSEE HOUSE

April 19, 2017

IMPROVE ACT PASSES TENNESSEE HOUSE Clemmons, Democrats lead effort to address state’s transportation infrastructure needs NASHVILLE, TN – Today, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted to adopt an amended version of Governor Bill Haslam’s IMPROVE Act by a 60 to 37 vote. The bill is intended to address the state’s transportation infrastructure needs by phasing…

CLEMMONS, KYLE EQUAL PAY LEGISLATION DEFEATED

March 30, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2017 Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 CLEMMONS, KYLE EQUAL PAY LEGISLATION DEFEATED Democratic lawmakers vow to continue fight for equality, fairness and respect NASHVILLE, TN – Proposed legislation intended to help ensure equal pay for women has once again been defeated by Republicans in the Tennessee General Assembly. State…

FAILURE OF ACA REPEAL IN U.S. HOUSE SHIFTS FOCUS BACK TO STATES

March 25, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25th, 2017 Contact: John Ray Clemmons Cell Phone: 615-415-4086 FAILURE OF ACA REPEAL IN U.S. HOUSE SHIFTS FOCUS BACK TO STATES Time to make health care law work for TN families Nashville, TN – Yesterday afternoon Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives pulled their legislation to repeal the Affordable…

CLEMMONS, HARRIS DECLARE VICTORY FOR WORKERS AND STATE PARKS

March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2017 Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 CLEMMONS, HARRIS DECLARE VICTORY FOR WORKERS AND STATE PARKS Outsourcing plans for Fall Creek Falls State Park postponed NASHVILLE, TN – State lawmakers are declaring victory after news today that the state Department of General Services appears to have indefinitely postponed its Request…

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