Rural Utilities Service
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.
Nine Co-op Projects Get a Boost From USDA’s $598 Million in Electric Loans
New round of USDA loans to improve electric infrastructure for 460,000 rural residents, businesses
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.
NRECA Will Press New Congress to Approve Repricing of RUS Loans
The RUS repricing bill would provide crucial relief for co-ops hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
190 Electric Co-ops Qualify to Bid at FCC’s $16 Billion Broadband Auction
Winning bidders will receive funds over a 10-year period to deploy broadband.
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.
USDA Electric Loan Program Awards $371 Million to Co-ops
Latest USDA loans will go to 10 co-ops in 11 states and improve 3,700 miles of power lines.
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.
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
New Legislation in Congress to Reprice RUS Loans Could Save Co-ops Billions
The bill would provide a huge boost for co-ops struggling with the financial impacts of COVID-19.