Vice President Harris Praises Electric Co-ops’ Rural Broadband Leadership
VP brings attention to electric co-op broadband “as a model for our country.”
Broadband ‘Vital to Survival’ of Rural America, Co-op CEO Tells Congress
Electric co-ops can use federal broadband money most efficiently, a co-op CEO told lawmakers.
Matheson: Co-ops to Lobby Congress on RUS Debt, Broadband, Incentivizing Innovation
More than 1,500 co-op leaders will host online meetings with over 350 members of Congress.
Sen. Mark Warner Commends Electric Co-ops for Taking on Rural Broadband
Rural broadband “needs to be an economic justice issue,” senator says during co-op visit.
Lawmakers Reintroduce RUS Loan Repricing Bill to Save Co-ops $10 Billion
Lawmakers hope to insert the RUS repricing bill into a big infrastructure investment package.
COVID-19 Relief Passed by Congress Helps Co-op Members Pay Electric Bills
The American Rescue Plan Act includes potential broadband funding opportunities.
NRECA Urges Congress to Pass $10 Billion More in Low-Income Energy Aid
Utilities face an estimated $30 billion in overdue bills from consumers because of the pandemic.
Matheson: Co-ops Ready to Support Policies That Help Challenged Communities
NRECA CEO Jim Matheson says rural broadband must be in any infrastructure package before Congress.
Along Those Lines: Advocating for Co-op Priorities in a New Political Landscape
Learn how co-ops will elevate their policy priorities with a new Congress and new administration.
Members of Congress Urge FCC to Vet Provider Promises on Rural Broadband
NRECA fears broadband providers with winning bids at the RDOF auction can’t keep promises.