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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…

Let your voice be heard and make your presence felt

January 29, 2017

We are officially living in a different world than the one in which we awoke on January 20, 2017. Hourly, progress is being unraveled and civil rights are being rolled back. The collective conscience of our country has been shaken to its core. Thankfully, as has repeatedly occurred over the course of our young country’s…


January 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2017 CONTACT: Rep. John Ray Clemmons (615) 415-4086 CLEMMONS TO CONTINUE PUSH FOR DEDICATED FUNDING TO ADDRESS GREATER NASHVILLE REGION’S NEED FOR MASS TRANSIT Haslam Funding Package a Step in Right Direction Nashville, TN – Following Governor Bill Haslam’s announcement to address a portion of Tennessee’s transportation infrastructure needs, state…

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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