Issues

  • International

    Through NRECA International, the rural electrification efforts of U.S. electric cooperatives extend well beyond our nation’s borders, bringing electricity access to 160 million people in 43 countries.

  • COVID-19 Stimulus Legislation – “CARES Act”

    On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the “CARES Act,” which provided approximately $2 trillion in federal spending aimed to ease the burdens associated with COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 Small Business Administration Programs

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), passed in March of 2020, creates new Small Business Administration (SBA) loan and grant programs.

  • Power Marketing Administrations

    America’s Electric Cooperatives oppose selling the PMAs and TVA, or any assets owned by those entities, to raise revenue for the federal government.

  • Broadband Access

    America’s Electric Cooperatives support legislative efforts to increase access to affordable and reliable broadband in areas where we serve.

  • Endangered Species Act

    NRECA supports congressional efforts to review, update and modernize the Endangered Species Act for the 21st Century.