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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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. ​​

Broadband

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

COVID-19

Paycheck Protection Program and PPP Second Draw Loans

Endangered Species Act

NRECA Supports Efforts to Modernize Endangered Species Act

​FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Assistance

Grid Security & Cybersecurity

Maintaining Cyber, Physical Security are High Co-op Priorities

International

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​