Gloria Johnson at healthcare rally

Women’s movement is strong in Tennessee, with more women serving in local and state offices

By Gloria Johnson | Mar 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Georgiana Vines “This is going to be a health-care voter year. Our legislature has done nothing to help Tennesseans get access to afford care, made insurance more expensive, when it could have done the opposite,” Johnson said. Johnson is the last woman to have represented Knox County in the state House, with the first…

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Gloria Johnson calls on Rep. Eddie Smith to demand expulsion of Rep. Durham

By admin | Jul 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gloria Johnson 865-660-9800 GLORIA JOHNSON CALLS ON REP. EDDIE SMITH TO DEMAND EXPULSION OF REP. DURHAM Knoxville, Tenn. (July 12, 2016) — Candidate for State House District 13, Gloria Johnson called on Rep. Eddie Smith to demand a special session to expel the embattled Rep. Durham. “The Attorney General’s report proved…

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Tennessee Legislature=Misbehaving Teens

By admin | May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

(No offense intended to teenagers) It could almost be a joke, but it isn’t funny. What do a classroom of behavior disordered teens and our legislature have in common? Mostly made up of males Difficulty keeping hands to themselves and playing well with others Propensity to rush work with no attention to detail Defiance toward…

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PUT ME IN, COACH!

By admin | Mar 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shopper News | By Betty Bean | MARCH 29, 2016 I cannot remember a time when I didn’t know Johnny Majors. Or at least felt like I did, even though the closest I got to Neyland Stadium as a kid was when my brother and I listened to George Mooney’s vivid word pictures of Johnny…

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Gloria Johnson will seek state House seat

By admin | Feb 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gloria Johnson will seek state House seat she lost to Rep. Eddie Smith in 2014 Knoxville News Sentinel | By Richard Locker | Feb. 03, 2016 NASHVILLE — Former state Rep. Gloria Johnson, a Knoxville Democrat, plans a rematch this year with Rep. Eddie Smith, the Republican who defeated her by 182 votes out of 13,278 votes…

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Gloria Johnson Passes Community Schools Bill

By Gloria Johnson | May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gloria Johnson Passes Community Schools Bill

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Gloria Presents the “Keep Jobs in Tennessee Act”

By Gloria Johnson | Mar 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gloria Presents the “Keep Jobs in Tennessee Act”

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Gloria Stands Tall with AWAKE

By Gloria Johnson | Feb 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gloria Stands Tall with AWAKE

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Gloria Johnson Stands Tall for Teachers at the Knox County School Board

By Gloria Johnson | Nov 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gloria Stands Tall for Teachers at the Knox County School Board

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KnoxBlogs.com: Gloria Johnson, ACLU and Animal Protections Groups Celebrate Defeat of “Ag-Gag” Bill

By Gloria Johnson | May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Humane Society of the United States, the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the American Civil Liberties Union promptly issued news releases to hail Gov. Bill Haslam’s veto of a bill requiring anyone making a photo or video of livestock abuse to turn it over to law enforcement authorities within 48…

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