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Impatient Clemmons Anxious For Minority Voice To Be Heard

January 22, 2016

Jan. 22, 2016 – Nashville Ledger – By: Sam Stockard Democratic state Rep. John Ray Clemmons is only halfway through his first two-year term representing District 55 in Nashville. But he’s not willing to wait years to speak out or push for change. Being in the minority doesn’t stop him, either. “I am an outspoken…

Lawmaker’s Suggestion To Round Up Syrian Refugees Sparks Debate In Tennessee

November 18, 2015

Nov. 18, 2015 – WPLN – By: Blake Farmer The terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday have spawned a passionate debate in the Tennessee legislature about refugee resettlement. Calls to round up recent Syrian arrivals have been met with strong rebukes. “I’m sounding the alarm. Terrorists are here. What do we do?” state Rep. Glen…

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