​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Below is a list of legislative issues of importance to electric cooperatives with relevant documents for each, including one-page issue briefs that co-op advocates give to congressional staff to explain the co-op stance on an issue. ​​


Electric Co-ops Part of Solution to Expand Rural Broadband
NRECA Supports the Rural Broadband Acceleratio​n Act
Congressional Letter to FCC on RDOF Concerns​

​Co-ops and the DOD

Electric Cooperatives Are Essential U.S. Military Partners


Paycheck Protection Program and PPP Second Draw Loans

Endangered Species Act

NRECA Supports Efforts to Modernize Endangered Species Act


Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Assistance

Grid Security & Cybersecurity

Maintaining Cyber, Physical Security are High Co-op Priorities


NRECA International Provides Electricity Access in 43 Countries

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)​​

​Pole Attachments

Preserve Co-ops' Exemption from Pole Attachment Regulation

PMAs and Hydropower

PMAs Vital Resource for Electric Cooperatives

Rural Utilities Service Programs

RUS Electric Loan Program Supports Co-op Infrastructure
Support HR 7483/S 4152 - The Flexible Financing for Rural America Act​