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  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
March 13, 2023 at 1:30 PM

JRC is Working For You: Mid-Session Update

We're halfway through session. Much has been TO you - but little FOR you. Happy Spring Break to all our hard-working educators and the parents of school-age children in Nashville. I am jealous of all of you who are fortunate enough to travel over th…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
February 13, 2023 at 3:58 PM

JRC is Working For You: Week Three Updates

Real leadership is required to improve Tennesseans' quality of life. I hope you all had a fun and safe Super Bowl Sunday with your family and friends. Congrats, Chiefs fans.Big shoutout and congratulations to the TSU Aristocrat of Bands for their hi…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 23, 2023 at 3:00 PM

JRC is Working For You: The Session Begins

Two weeks in and things are already heating up. I hope everyone had a blessed and safe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. It was certainly one to remember, as I kicked off the day at the Tennessee State Museum before marching with my family and hu…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 9, 2023 at 3:00 PM

JRC is Working For You: The Legislative Session Approaches

I return to the State Capitol this week to work for Nashville families. Happy new year! With a new year comes a new legislative session. I am proud to return to our state Capitol and continue representing you and Nashville's families for another two-ye…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
November 8, 2022 at 9:59 PM

You have 3 hours to vote today.

Too much is at stake to sit this one out. Please go vote now. PLEASE VOTE Polls close at 7:00 p.m. tonight. You have three hours to get in line at your precinct to vote. From 7:00-11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Library in Antioch this morning, I personal…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
October 24, 2022 at 11:29 PM

REMINDER: 'Coffee with Clemmons' tomorrow morning at The Cafe at Thistle Farms

Thank you, District 55 residents. I hope to see you tomorrow. THANK YOU, DISTRICT 55 Please remember to stop by The Cafe at Thistle Farms tomorrow morning any time between 7:30-9:00 a.m. for a Coffee with Clemmons, so I can personally thank each of you…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
October 18, 2022 at 9:41 PM

Thank you, District 55.

Join me for "Coffee with Clemmons" on Oct. 25 at The Cafe at Thistle Farms. THANK YOU, DISTRICT 55 For the last 8 years, you and the other residents of the current District 55 have graciously provided me the incredible opportunity to represent your fam…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 15, 2022 at 5:25 PM

Join Us Tomorrow to Honor the Life and Legacy of Tallu Schuyler Quinn

Event will include a presentation of HJR871 and a new highway sign. JOIN US IN HONORING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF TALLU SCHUYLER QUINN Tomorrow morning, Sen. Jeff Yarbro and I will be hosting a special event to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Ta…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 8, 2022 at 7:49 PM

Thank you, teachers!

Please show your support for our public schools and educators today. THANK YOU, EDUCATORS This morning our children and thousands of others across Nashville returned to their schools where they were welcomed by the most important people in our communit…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 4, 2022 at 5:17 PM

Please vote!

Take this opportunity to elect the people who will impact our community. Friends,  Today is the big day. I would sincerely appreciate your vote for reelection. Please vote. If you have not yet voted, please take advantage of this opportunity to elect i…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
July 7, 2022 at 12:05 AM

TeamJRC Campaign Updates

Join John Ray for upcoming events in District 55 and score a new t-shirt. I hope all of you had a wonderful and safe Fourth of July weekend. I enjoyed seeing many of you while attending neighborhood celebrations in both the current and newly redrawn…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 8:37 PM

State Rep. Clemmons Statement on SCOTUS Opinion

Today, women are no longer equal under the law of these United States. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     CONTACT:  JOHN RAY CLEMMONS  JUNE 24, 2022                                                …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 4:34 PM

Working For You: Legislative News & Updates from JRC

A wrap-up of the second session of the 112th TN General Assembly. Happy Pride Month! I hope everyone is enjoying the beginning of summer break with your kiddos. Special thanks to our teachers and administrators for another successful year of educating …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
February 22, 2022 at 12:21 AM

Working For You: JRC Legislative News & Updates

Happy Presidents Day! Heavy rains are in the forecast, so be careful out there this week and keep an eye on your sump pumps.   MOURNING We collectively mourn the loss of our friend and community leader, Tullu Schuyler Quinn. In just over a decade, Tull…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 31, 2022 at 2:29 AM

Working For You: TeamJRC News & Updates

TN legislature convenes, saving hardwoods, and redistricting I sincerely appreciate everyone who supported our fundraiser on January 10th. Thanks to all of you, as well as Brandi Bruns and the folks at Craft Brewed, it was our most successful event sin…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 7, 2022 at 2:20 PM

Join us on Monday at Craft Brewed!

Friends,There is still time to join our first fundraiser of 2022, right before John Ray and his colleagues head back to our State Capitol to convene the legislative session. If you'd like to join our growing list of event sponsors, for whom we are inc…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 1, 2022 at 6:45 PM

Happy New Year from the Clemmons Family

Wishing you a happy, health and peaceful 2022. Wishing you all a happy, healthy and peaceful new year. We look forward to continuing our work towards equity, opportunity and justice for all in the year ahead. Happy 2022!   With love,  The Clemmons Fa…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
December 31, 2021 at 3:10 PM

Reminder: Support Rep. Clemmons - January 10

Friends,As we head into the new year, we are preparing for the challenges to come in the upcoming legislative session and election. John Ray and his colleagues need your continued advocacy and support in 2022.  Please take this opportunity to join our…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
December 14, 2021 at 10:56 PM

Support Rep. Clemmons - January 10

Friends,The upcoming legislative session promises to be yet another challenging time in our state capitol. With continued and renewed threats to public education, voting rights and elections, women's reproductive health care, our health and safety, and …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 16, 2021 at 9:53 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order Poses a Direct Threat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 GOV. LEE’S HYPOCRISY RISKS OUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND EDUCATION Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order Poses a Direct Threat to Public Health, Classroom-Based Learning and Local Economies …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 2, 2021 at 8:38 PM


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 NASHVILLE LAWMAKERS REQUEST FACIAL COVERING MANDATE FOR MNPS Letter to Dr. Battle Follows CDC and AAP Recommendations Nashville, TN – Today, state Representative John Ray…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
July 13, 2021 at 2:01 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Clemmons Calls on Lee & Piercey to Explain Dr. Fiscus' Termination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 CLEMMONS CALLS ON LEE AND PIERCEY TO EXPLAIN DR. FISCUS’ TERMINATION Tennesseans Deserve Answers About Vital Health Professional’s Firing Nashville, TN – Following today’…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
July 7, 2021 at 3:35 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Clemmons Renews Call for Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Contact: John Ray Clemmons July 7, 2021                                                                                                 (615) 415-4086 CLEMMONS RENEW…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 3:56 PM

2021 News - July

My family and I wish you a happy Independence Day. Please be safe and enjoy your upcoming holiday.   New Laws New laws go into effect on July 1st.  This document contains a complete list of all new laws.   Unemployment Gov. Bill Lee unilaterall…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 22, 2021 at 6:52 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rep. Clemmons announces TN Arts Commission Grant Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Rep. John Ray Clemmons 615-415-4086 STATE REP. CLEMMONS ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 TENNESSEE ARTS COMMISSION GRANT RECIPIENTS Nashville, TN – State Representative John Ray Clemmons has released a list of grant awa…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 17, 2021 at 9:25 PM

2021 News - June

This Tennessee summer is coming in hot just like all the new state legislation that will take effect on July 1st. Regardless of the muggy weather, I hope you and your family are getting back out and enjoying our great city now that thing…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
May 13, 2021 at 3:52 PM

2021 News - Session Has Adjourned

The first legislative session of the 112th General Assembly has officially adjourned. If you were keeping score at home, the gavel hitting the Speaker’s desk last Wednesday evening did not happen soon enough. Entering the year, I had a sliver of hope th…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 3:17 PM

Team JRC News - Mar. 30th

Happy Passover! I hope those of you affected by the flooding are safe and receiving all the assistance that you require from our city and state. If you need anything, please call on me. My colleagues and I in the Davidson County delegati…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Watch This Important Discussion

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  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
February 15, 2021 at 5:14 PM

2021 Team JRC News - Feb.

Wrigley Frank Happy President’s Day! Please enjoy this federal holiday by staying home and staying safe with your family and pets. The roads are covered with ice, and the weather is only expected to get worse as the day progr…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 28, 2021 at 7:04 PM

TeamJRC News: Legislative Update

Thank you to everyone who reached out to wish me well during this legislative session and special thanks to my friends in the faith community who shared prayers and positive words as we prepare for the work ahead.  This year is off to a …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 12, 2021 at 3:09 PM

TeamJRC News: The 112th General Assembly Convenes

Session Begins Today at noon I will again take my oath of office to serve you and our state. In years past, Tamara, John, Finn, and Henry joined me on the floor of the Tennessee House of Representatives for this special occasion. Their company,…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
December 21, 2020 at 6:52 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Clemmons Calls for Immediate Action to Address COVID & Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     Contact: John Ray Clemmons December 21, 2020 (615) 415-4086 CLEMMONS CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE LEGISLATIVE ACTION Nashville Representative Requests Extraordinary Legisla…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
November 25, 2020 at 11:45 PM

2020 News - Happy Thanksgiving!

GIVING THANKS As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, Tamara and I want to extend our sincere appreciation to you all.    I am incredibly thankful to be able to continue representing your families and our community in the state legisla…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
September 24, 2020 at 1:29 PM

Join me to support Jason Hodges

Dear John, It is my honor to continue representing you and working on issues of importance to all of our families in the state legislature. One of my biggest allies in the state capitol is Rep. Jason Hodges of Clarksville. During his first term, Jason has become a trus…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 12, 2020 at 10:56 PM

Rep. Clemmons Statement on HB 8005

Today, I opposed and voted against HB8005 and introduced an amendment in an attempt to lessen its detrimental impact on citizens who exercise their constitutionally protected rights to speak and peacefully assemble.  My statement on the House floor is as follows:  …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
August 10, 2020 at 6:22 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Gov. Leee Calls Special Session for Special Interests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         August 10, 2020 Contact: John Ray Clemmons (615) 415-4086                                                                                [email protected] GOV. LEE CALLS SPECIAL SESSION FO…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
July 17, 2020 at 3:18 PM

Early Voting Starts Today!

Dear John, As of this morning, the polls are open, and you may vote at any of 11 locations across Metro Davidson County. Early voting continues through Saturday, August 1st!  If you wish to vote absentee via mail-in ballot, the deadline to request a mail-in ballot is …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 29, 2020 at 6:58 PM

2020 News - Vol. VII

JOIN THE CONVERSATION Twitter @JRClemmons | Facebook @johnrayfortn | Instagram @jrclemmons #TeamJRC | #HD55 | #MusicCityRep johnrayfortennessee.com Election Day is approaching on August 6th. Please remember to vote, absentee …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 10:51 PM

2020 News - Vol. VI

As we continue Phase Two here in Nashville, please continue to stay safe, maintain social distancing, and take all necessary precautions to remain healthy.  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This email is landing in your inbox as I walk …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 10:17 PM

2020 News - Vol. VI

As we continue Phase Two here in Nashville, please continue to stay safe, maintain social distancing, and take all necessary precautions to remain healthy.  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This email is landing in your inbox as I walk …
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
April 27, 2020 at 12:02 AM

2020 News - Vol. V

In the words of Leslie Jordan, “Hello out there, all my fellow hunker-downers.” I remain at home with Tamara and the boys. Like many of you in Metro Nashville, we are doing our best to follow medical experts’ and Metro’s advice to limit any acti…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
March 30, 2020 at 9:57 PM

2020 News - Vol. IV

As we all do our best to find our footing in the new normal, I write to provide a few brief thoughts and an overview of various governmental actions, as well as the emergency budget we passed on March 19, 2020.   As I write this, I am watching the USNS Comfort dock in…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
March 17, 2020 at 12:49 AM

COVID-19 Update

There have been several new developments regarding the State’s and Metro’s respective responses to COVID-19 since last night’s e-newsletter, so I wanted to provide you with the latest information:  STATE   March 16, 2020 Governor B…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
March 16, 2020 at 12:27 AM

2020 News - Vol. III

I apologize for the tardy newsletter. Needless to say, the last few weeks have kept us all busy on multiple fronts. We are all stretched thin these days, both physically and emotionally. Please take care of yourself and never hesitate to reach o…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
February 27, 2020 at 6:42 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Clemmons Statement on Lee Gun Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 27, 2020               Contact:  Rep. John Ray Clemmons                                                                  (615) 741-4410   REP. CLEMMONS STATEMENT ON GOV. LEE’S PERMITLESS CARRY LEGISLATION Nashville lawmaker will work to…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
January 28, 2020 at 6:08 PM

2020 News - Vol. I

I hope you all are enjoying a happy and healthy new year. With the bang of his gavel, Speaker Cameron Sexton reconvened the 111th Session of the General Assembly at noon on January 14th in the Tennessee House of Representatives. As I drove to…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
December 31, 2019 at 3:06 PM

Join us in the new year

Don't miss our upcoming event on Thursday, Jan. 9th Dear John,  Please join me and my family for a new year fundraising reception at our home on Thursday, January 9th as we kick off a new year. For more information or to  RSVP, simply click here or on the button belo…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
December 5, 2019 at 5:51 PM

2019 News

JOIN THE CONVERSATION Web johnrayclemmons.com | Twitter @JRClemmons | Facebook @johnrayfortn | Instagram @jrclemmons #HD55 | #TeamJRC The holiday season is officially he…
  John Ray Clemmons · [email protected]
September 5, 2019 at 7:49 PM

2019 News - Vol. IV

This year is moving fast. Our kids are back in school, the I-440 project has entered Phase II, the Tennessee House has already elected another new Speaker, and it’s almost hockey and football time in Tennessee.   *PLEASE NOTE:…