Senator Stevens was elected to the State Senate in 2012 and represents Benton, Carroll, Gibson, Henry, Houston, Obion, Stewart, and Weakley Counties in Northwest Tennessee. Sen. Stevens is the first Republican to ever represent Obion and Weakley counties in the State Senate. Sen. Stevens lives in Huntingdon, Tennessee, with his wife, Elicia, and his two daughters, Lexie and Mary Kendall. Mr. Stevens and his family are members of the First Baptist Church Huntingdon where John teaches Sunday school and coaches his daughters’ Upward basketball teams. He is a runner, an avid sports fan, a lifetime learner, and often spoils a good walk by trying to play golf.
Senator Stevens serves on the Finance, Ways, & Means, Judiciary, and State & Local Government Committees. Senator Stevens is the First Vice-Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and serves as the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, which reviews and approves or rejects all Senate amendments to the proposed budget.