Arizona Co-ops Helped Navajo Neighbors in the Early Days of the Pandemic
“Our co-ops can identify with the struggle of trying to secure resources.”
House Approves More Pandemic Aid to Help Co-op Members Pay Electric Bills
NRECA keeps pushing to allow co-ops to refinance federal loans at low interest rates.
Back to (Virtual) School: Co-op Broadband Helps Keep Students Connected
Students in remote communities connect with teachers and classmates thanks to co-op broadband.
Q&A: Louisiana Co-op Leader Gives Firsthand Perspective on Hurricane Laura Recovery
ALEC CEO Jeffrey Arnold discusses the massive restoration efforts under way after Hurricane Laura.
NRECA Supports Bill to Keep Families Connected to Broadband Amid Pandemic
Lawmakers want to ensure that previous relief funds can pay for permanent broadband infrastructure
Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge Leaders to Include Co-op Debt Relief in COVID Bill
Repricing co-ops’ federal debt could help them invest in broadband or replace aging equipment.
CoBank Report: Electricity Demand Unlikely to Rebound Until at Least 2022
Higher residential demand could falter as unemployment benefits lapse and disconnections rise.
Co-ops From Chesapeake Bay to New England Repairing Tropical Storm Damage
Co-op crews in East Coast states face big repair jobs after Tropical Storm Isaias.
Co-ops Urge Congress to Pass RUS Debt Relief in Next COVID-19 Aid Package
An average co-op with typical RUS debt could save $2 million a year in interest at today’s rates
Arizona Co-ops Help Fund COVID-19 Tests as Infection Rates Rise
As COVID-19 infections rise in rural Arizona, local co-ops step up with testing funds.