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TDOT to Hold I-440 Reconstruction Informational Meeting

July 9, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 to provide details on the upcoming I-440 Reconstruction project in Davidson County. The proposed project will address deteriorating pavement along the entire I-440 corridor. The project also includes removal of the grass median to increase safety,…

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…

Gov. Haslam, Protect Innocent Children

June 20, 2018

Friends, We have all come to learn of the sad and controversial federal policies being enforced at our nation’s southern border. Today, upon learning of the possible relocation of immigrant children in Tennessee, I delivered the following letter to Governor Haslam. While I hope Congress follows the leadership of Congressman Jim Cooper and his like-minded…


June 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons JUNE 15, 2018 (615) 415-4086 REP. CLEMMONS TO HOST “STOP THE BLEED” TRAINING AT TN CAPITOL Training session designed to educate and empower individuals to act quickly and save lives Nashville, TN – On Monday, June 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., State Representative John Ray Clemmons (D-Nashville),…

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…

AAUW – Nashville Branch Honors State Representative John Ray Clemmons, House District 55

March 27, 2018

Mar. 27, 2018 – The convention honored Representative Clemmons for his legislative work on behalf Tennessee families, presenting him with a resolution noting his sponsorship of bills dealing with transportation, affordable housing, mental health, and women’s rights. Representative Clemmons sponsored a pay equity bill in 2017 which unfortunately did not make it out of…

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,…


February 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2018 Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 CLEMMONS, HARRIS CALL ON HASLAM TO ENTER EXECUTIVE ORDER ON NET NEUTRALITY Lawmakers seek compliance with net neutrality by all companies contracting with state NASHVILLE, TN – Today, following their introduction of HB1755/SB1756, the Tennessee Net Neutrality and Internet Consumer Protection Act, State…

I-440 Community Meeting

I-440 Community Meeting

February 21, 2018

Dear Friend, Don’t forget our community meeting tomorrow! Please join us tomorrow Thursday, February 22nd from 6:00 – 7:30pm for a Community Meeting on the upcoming I-440 construction. We will have a panel of local and state transportation officials present to provide updates and information, as well as answer your questions. Event: Community Meeting on…

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