Gov. Bill Lee

Rutherford County Legislators Pass Bill to Assist High-Growth Counties

May 23, 2024 at 12:55 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Gov. Bill Lee this week signed legislation co-sponsored by Rutherford County legislators allowing high-growth counties to levy a tax supporting school.... Read More

New Year GOOD NEWS From Gov. Lee

Dec 31, 2023 at 05:37 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE, TN)  Good news is always appropriate with a New Year. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee released 2023 “Leading the Nation” highlights and accomplishment.... Read More

Gov. Lee's Balanced Budget, New Laws--Effective Saturday!

Jun 28, 2023 at 08:32 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) This Saturday is July 1, 2023, the first day of the new fiscal year--not only for Murfreesboro, but for Rutherford County and yes--Tennessee. The work of the 113th.... Read More

Gov. Lee's Executive Order 101...Would 2006's Technology Corridor strengthen it?

May 16, 2023 at 06:54 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Is Murfreesboro’s 2006 Technology Corridor connected with Gov. Lee’s Executive Order 101? On Tuesday (5/16/2023) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signe.... Read More

State Taxes DOWN, County Taxes Going UP

May 11, 2023 at 12:39 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE/MURFREESBORO)  On Thursday, May 11, 2023 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed the single largest tax cut in state history. While that was happening, Rutherf.... Read More

Tennessee Works For SAFER SCHOOLS

Apr 07, 2023 at 09:07 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Tennessee's legislators announced today that in a bi-partisan effort, they moved forward to approve funding to bring armed guards to schools in the Volunteer.... Read More

"SCHOOL SAFETY" in the eyes of Professional Educators of Tennessee

Apr 05, 2023 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Professional Educators of Tennessee Executive Director and CEO J. C. Bowman said, “There are a lot of issues that need to be addressed in school safety. This.... Read More

Gov. Lee "Safer Schools, Armed Security"

Apr 03, 2023 at 09:48 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) From capitol hill, just one week after the tragic shooting at The Covenant School, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, Speaker Cam.... Read More

Preview of Gov. Lee 2023 State of the State – ‘Tennessee: Leading the Nation’

Feb 06, 2023 at 09:50 am by WGNS

NASHVILLE  – Today (Monday), Tennessee Governor Bill Lee released the following excerpts ahead of his fifth State of the State address that will be delivered tonigh.... Read More

Gov. Lee: General Assembly Deliver Conservative Wins in 2021 Session

May 07, 2021 at 09:25 am by WGNS

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee marked the close of the 2021 legislative session, which includes the passage of his $42.6 billion budget and full agenda as outlined during.... Read More

Governor restricts spectators at sporting events

Dec 21, 2020 at 05:31 pm by WGNS

  The Governor has issued Executive Order No. 70, effective immediately and remaining in effect through January 19, 2021. Because of the significant increase in the.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee on Thanksgiving, COVID-19 & the Economy

Nov 24, 2020 at 09:31 am by Producer

Bryan talks to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee about Thanksgiving, COVID-19 and the economy.

$61-Million For Tennessee Broadband

Aug 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

(TENNESSEE) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group today announced $61 million will be awarded in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund.... Read More

Gov. Lee Unveils Safe Reopening Plan for Tennessee Schools

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today the State of Tennessee’s recommendations to reopen schools for the 2020-2021 school year. “Providing parents a choice.... Read More

Governor's order allows students to resume contact sports

Jul 28, 2020 at 05:21 pm by WGNS

In a press conference, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that he will soon sign Executive Order No. 55, which will include TSSAA member schools in an exception to contact.... Read More