​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 Acceleration Act
Congressional Letter to FCC on RDOF Concerns
Federal Broadband Infrastructure Coalition Letter​

Clean electricity performance Program (cepp)

​NRECA R​econciliation Letter​​
NRECA Letter on Clean Electricity Performance Program

​​Climate​ Policy​​

​Electric Cooperatives View on a Lower-Carbon Future​

​​Co-ops and the DOD​
Electric Cooperatives Are Essential U.S. Military Partners
Paycheck Protection Program and PPP Second Draw Loans

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles and EV Deployment

​​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


Senate-Passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal​
Summary- Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal


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​


Comparable Federal Incentives for Energy Innovation