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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

CLEMMONS TO CONTINUE PUSH FOR DEDICATED FUNDING TO ADDRESS GREATER NASHVILLE REGION’S NEED FOR MASS TRANSIT

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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