​​​​​​​​​​​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

Endangered Species Act

NRECA Supports Efforts to Modernize Endangered Species Act

Farm Bill

Farm Bill Offers New Opportunities for Electric Co-ops


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

New Source Review

Remove New Source Review Barriers to Power Plant Improvements

Pole Attachments

Preserve Co-ops' Exemption from Pole Attachment Regulation

PMAs and Hydropower

PMAs Vital Resource for Electric Cooperatives

PURPA 210 Reform

Electric Cooperatives Support PURPA Reform

Rural Utilities Service Programs

RUS Electric Loan Program Supports Co-op Infrastructure