Over 880 co-ops participate in the NRECA retirement plan, which covers more than 56,000 employees.
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If co-ops lose their tax-exempt status, leaders say they may be forced to raise rates for members.
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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.
NRECA CEO Jim Matheson says any broadband mapping bill should include easy way to challenge data.