Archive for May 2020

Elizabeth Warren’s personal endorsement of Gloria Johnson

A special education teacher with 27 years of classroom experience, Gloria Johnson knows firsthand the challenges that families face. Whether she’s fighting to ensure every child has access to a meaningful, high-quality public education, making sure no family goes broke paying for a medical bill, or  standing up to corrupt corporate special interests, Gloria is…

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State’s unpreparedness causes frustration for thousands

By: Larry Van Guilder   The good intentions behind the legislation mean nothing if the state system is broken. Over the past weeks, state Rep. Gloria Johnson has learned just how broken Tennessee’s system is as she tries to help desperate constituents with their unemployment claims. Read more here>>

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Rep. Gloria Johnson says she will file resolution to expel David Byrd during special session

By: Natalie Allison A Democratic state lawmaker says she will file a resolution to expel Rep. David Byrd from the General Assembly during the August special legislative session. Rep. Gloria Johnson, D-Knoxville, confirmed her plans on Wednesday to move forward with attempting to get the House of Representatives to vote on Byrd’s removal. Read full story…

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Tenn. lawmaker shocked Democrats were locked in House chamber

By: Jim Matheny Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville) was at Central High School in Knoxville to present awards to students Friday morning.  She spoke to WBIR 10News about a bizarre incident where House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Franklin) ordered State Troopers to lock Democrats inside the House chamber.   Read full story here>>

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