Cleveland, Tenn., Mayor Tom Rowland today endorsed Jim Tracy in the state senator's GOP primary challenge to U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.
"Jim Tracy is a man of man of faith; he's a family man," Rowland said as Tracy opened his Cleveland headquarters today.
Rowland said he's worked with Tracy at the state level and noted the Shelbyville legislator is "not just a good listener, he comes back with the answers."
For complete details, see tomorrow's Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Andy Sher is a Nashville-based staff writer covering Tennessee state government and politics for the Times Free Press. A Washington correspondent from 1999-2005 for the Times Free Press, Andy previously headed up state Capitol coverage for The Chattanooga Times, worked as a state Capitol reporter for The Nashville Banner and was a contributor to The Tennessee Journal, among other publications. Andy worked for 17 years at The Chattanooga Times covering police, health care, county government, ...