This series of less-than-30-minute episodes features Blount County political candidate Jay Clark who is running for Tennessee House District 8 as he interviews Blount County voters to find out what matters most to them.

SCRAPPY TIME – Healthcare Crisis in Tennessee

On this episode of Scrappy Time, Jay meets with State Representative Gloria Johnson to discuss the healthcare crisis in Tennessee and what we need to do to fix it.

Also on deck for this episode is Lola Jack and Buddy for this week’s Dem Dogs segment. These two hounds were both rescued and are loving their new lives! Consider donating to the local animal shelter. They’re really struggling during the pandemic and need your help.

This episode is also available on Representative Johnson’s podcast “Standing Tall,” and you can listen on Apple Podcasts or wherever else you like to listen.

SCRAPPY TIME – NextGen

Tonight on Scrappy Time Jay spends some time with Kylie Sliger, an 18-year-old first-time voter who has been volunteering on political campaigns for several years, and Ali Lawson, a 22-year-old senior business analytics major with a blue-collar background. These young people break down what motivates them to participate in politics and what issues they think will drive more young people to the polls to vote.

We also have some fun playing a game with Blount County elementary students Ella Russell, Kija Burr, Sunny Burr and their mother Stephanie. The game is called “Where’s the Moon?” and it’s a hoot!

SCRAPPY TIME – Education

This week on Scrappy Time, Jay Clark asks Blount County Teacher Rebecca Dickenson how we can help support teachers this school year when COVID-19 made an already difficult job dangerous to their lives.

SCRAPPY TIME – Accountability

INTRODUCING “Scrappy Time” as part of The Tennessee Holler Podcast Network! On Scrappy Time this week, Jay Clark talks about the importance of accountability and interviews Maryville Mayor Tom Taylor. Remember to send Jay your DemDogs video footage!