Tennessee Residents Pay 6th Highest Electric Bills

Aug 06, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Summer brings with it two certainties: rising temperatures and rising electric bills. Locally, electricity accounts for about 70% of utility bill costs in Tennessee, whil.... Read More

Human Rights Campaign Announces Lawsuit Against Tennessee’s Anti-Transgender Student Bathroom Bill

Aug 03, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Tuesday,  the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights.... Read More

POLITICS: U.S. Senator Blackburn, Colleagues Release Statement on Democrats’ Partisan Spending Bill

Jul 15, 2021 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, a Republican party member who represents Tennessee in Congress, along with Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah).... Read More

New laws strengthening penalties for crimes against children to become effective on Thursday

Jun 28, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on July 1 in Tennessee.  This includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring parole and pro.... Read More

Proposed Bill Could Change Purchasing Power for Local Government in TN

Apr 05, 2021 at 06:04 am by WGNS

A recent bill proposal would change purchasing laws for local government. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…

Tennessee bill says high school athletes must compete as gender they were born

Mar 29, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly gave final approval to legislation that claims to protect the competitive balance of women’s sports last week.House Bill.... Read More

Holding Tennessee Educators Harmless on End of the Year Evaluations, due to the COVID Pandemic

Feb 22, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

State Representative Charlie Baum who lives in Murfreesboro, says that three new bills will focus on helping children advance their learning and learn additional things they w.... Read More

NEWLY PROPOSED LAW IN TN: Law aimed at Ending the Request of Government Records by People who ask for Too Many Government Records

Jan 18, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A new law in Tennessee has been proposed - a law aimed at the prevention of harassment against government officials. But, what is harassment? In this case, it deals with.... Read More

TN Legislators File Bill to Allow First Responders to Live where they Choose

Jan 06, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) today filed SB 29 which would allow first responders to live where they choose. The bill would ban residency requirements s.... Read More

Need help with your Electric or Gas Bills in Murfreesboro?

Nov 13, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

On November 24th, the Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency will host an event to help struggling residents in Rutherford County keep their electricity ON. The non-profit org.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle TN Electric Rates have NOT Increased after Murfreesboro Electric Purchase

Aug 19, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

You may have noticed the comments on social media suggesting Middle Tennessee Electric increased their rates after purchasing Murfreesboro Electric. However, WGNS has confirme.... Read More