NASHVILLE, Tenn. — U.S. Rep. Diane Black announced Wednesday that she is stepping down as House Budget Committee chairwoman, but will remain in Congress as she runs for governor of Tennessee.
With the Tennessee General Assembly reconvening in just over a month, House Speaker Beth Harwell’s schedule is about to get much tighter as she juggles legislating and campaigning over the next several months.
Former Nashville mayor Karl Dean knows what he’s up against in his Democratic bid to become Tennessee’s next governor.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee isn’t your run-of-the-mill candidate, and he sure didn’t resemble one during Wednesday’s Appalachian Fair Beef Cattle Show.
It now appears Northeast Tennessee will have a gubernatorial candidate in the August 2, 2018 primaries.