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-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.
Category 1 storm knocked out electricity to about 186,000 meters, primarily in Louisiana.
Persistent winter weather knocks out power to thousands of co-op members.
A South Dakota state trooper was glad to see a lineworker show up in the midst of a blizzard.