VPR sits down with Vandy’s Rep. John Ray Clemmons, candidate for Mayor of Nashville

VPR sits down with Vandy’s Rep. John Ray Clemmons, candidate for Mayor of Nashville

In mid-January, state representative John Ray Clemmons (D-Nashville) announced that he would challenge incumbent Mayor David Briley in this year’s August election. Clemmons is currently representing district 55 (which includes Vanderbilt’s campus) in the Tennessee House of Representatives, a seat that he has held since 2014. Given that Briley is...

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Tennessee’s DUI Screw Up

Tennessee’s DUI Screw Up

By Jack Cramer and Bailey Bowden Over the last few weeks, Tennesseans have had a first-hand look at bureaucratic breakdown. Earlier this year, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law intending to change how the state dealt with drunk drivers under the age of twenty-one. Soon after this law was...

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