Final bill doesn’t include provisions for co-ops to more easily begin carbon-capture programs.
Over 880 co-ops participate in the NRECA retirement plan, which covers more than 56,000 employees.
If co-ops lose their tax-exempt status, leaders say they may be forced to raise rates for members.
Co-ops always focus on providing reliable and affordable power to the communities they serve.
More than a third of the U.S. Senate has now signed on to co-sponsor the RURAL Act.
RURAL Act supporters now have more ammunition to convince House leaders to bring the bill to a vot
Co-ops’ ability to expand broadband service could be limited unless Congress changes the tax cod
Co-op CEOs fear the tax change will force them to raise rates for struggling consumer-members.
Rural communities would suffer most if co-ops lose their tax-exempt status, lawmakers say.