Issues

  • Endangered Species Act

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

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

    Electric cooperatives support developing ways to streamline disaster recovery programs while maintaining our commitment to efficient disaster recovery.

  • Grid Security and Cyber Security

    Protecting the nation’s electric power grid and ensuring an affordable, reliable and secure supply of energy are top priorities for electric cooperatives, and the electric power industry as a whole.

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides critical home heating and cooling help to millions of vulnerable American families.

  • New Source Review

    NRECA supports passage of legislation to provide regulatory certainty for power plants that are seeking to make improvements to increase efficiency and reduce emissions.

  • Protect Your RS Plan Pension Benefits

    NRECA urges Congress to change the formula for insurance premiums and stop PBGC from overcharging multiple-employer defined benefit pension plans that cover charities or rural cooperatives.