New TNJ edition alert: State GOP executive committee update, finalists emerge from SCOTENN sweepstakes, Dole’s legacy in Tennessee

The state Capitol on March 16, 2020. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

The latest print edition of The Tennessee Journal is out. Here’s what we delve into this week:

— GOP executive committee mulls judicial candidate fees, pride coalition, presidential convention.

— Three finalists emerge for state Supreme Court vacancy after one leading candidate drops out to take top legal job in Lee administration.

— Political roundup: Bridgestone looks to turn the tables on the clawback provision, Memphis politicos leave for Nashville and don’t come back, and Slatery gets awarded.

— Obituary: Bob Dole outmaneuvered two of Tennessee’s most prominent Republicans on the national political stage.

Also: Kelvin Jones mounts an Alabama defense under questioning about buried cash, Knoxville kicks of 40th anniversary celebrations for 1982 World’s Fair, and Jon Huntsman likens Bob Corker to Led Zeppelin.

As always, access your copy of the TNJ here or subscribe here.