Elizabeth Warren’s personal endorsement of Gloria Johnson

May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

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

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

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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Major Steps Forward for Paid Family & Medical Leave in Tennessee!

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

By: A Better Balance “No one in Tennessee should have to make the impossible choice between caring for themselves or loved ones and maintaining their financial security,” said Representative Johnson. “We have an opportunity to lead on this issue and support Tennessee families without burdening employers.” Full story here>>

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

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

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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Gloria goes back for seconds, clashes with banana Republicans

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

By: Betty Bean Gloria Johnson stood on the House floor for nearly 45 minutes waiting for Speaker Glen Casada to recognize her to speak. He ignored her.Read more here>>

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Tenn. lawmaker shocked Democrats were locked in House chamber

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

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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Tennessee Rep. Gloria Johnson proposes paid family medical leave insurance

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tennessee Rep. Gloria Johnson proposes paid family medical leave insurance Rep. Gloria Johnson introduced her proposal, “Tennessee Family Insurance Act,” on Jan. 8. She said it would help people care for new babies and ill loved ones. Watch full story here >>

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Gloria Johnson at healthcare rally

Gov. Bill Lee plans to appeal after judge rules education savings account program unconstitutional

Mar 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Kirstie Crawford Rep. Gloria Johnson, D-Knoxville, said the ruling was just the first win in a long battle. She said the millions of dollars set aside for the program could’ve been used to help better public education. “Provide those wrap-around services. More guidance counselors, more social workers, mental healthcare. We do that, we will…

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

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

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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