The Weekly Insiders Newsletter on Tennessee Government, Politics, & Business — since 1975
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If you want to know not merely what happened yesterday in Tennessee politics, but:
- Where specific legislative proposals originated;
- Whether the legislature is likely to enact them;
- Who’s likely to win Tennessee offices – and why;
- And, most important, what this means for you and your business, profession, or community;
And if you need the best available political and legislative intelligence, then you need The Tennessee Journal. We collect the essential information for you and edit it into incisive reports. You’ll get inside leads, tips, and facts so you won’t be left behind as developments unfold.
Each Friday, you’ll receive thoughtful political analysis and insights unavailable from any other source. Your newspaper tells you what happened. The Tennessee Journal tells you how, why, and most important, what's going to happen that will affect your business or profession.
Ed Cromer, who writes and edits The Tennessee Journal, is a former senior political editor of the Nashville Banner and a former Capitol Hill reporter for The Tennessean. He has served as editor of the Journal for 17 years.
Brad Forrister, a former editor of The Tennessee Journal, has been involved in the publication in multiple capacities for more than three decades. He is vice president/legal for BLR, of which M. Lee Smith Publishers, publisher of The Tennessee Journal, is a division.
Tom Humphrey, retired Nashville bureau chief for The Knoxville News-Sentinel, is a contributing editor for The Tennessee Journal. Humphrey, who continues to edit a popular political blog and write a weekly column for the News-Sentinel, has covered the legislature since 1980, originally for United Press International. He is a graduate of the Nashville School of Law.
Jackson Baker, contributing editor for The Tennessee Journal, has covered the Tennessee political scene for decades. He is a senior editor of the Memphis Flyer.