Republican candidates for Tennessee governor debate tonight

Friday, June 15, 2018, Vol. 42, No. 24

HENDERSONVILLE (AP) — Republican candidates for Tennessee governor are set to square off in a debate.

The one-hour debate will be held at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday at Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville. Legislative issues and crime are among the topics of discussion.

The debate will include Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell, Congresswoman Diane Black, former state Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd and businessman Bill Lee.

It will be the second debate in the statewide Tennessee Governor Debate Series. The first debate was held April 18 in Memphis. A final debate will be held July 22 in Knoxville. The series is being produced by Nexstar Media Group.