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Legislative Update


2017 NRECA Legislative Conference

Representatives from PPCS joined more than 70 Wisconsin electric cooperative delegates that included over 2,000 co-op supporters from around the country who converged on Washington, D.C., for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Legislative Conference on April 23-26. Their mission—to engage in a conversation with lawmakers on important issues that have an impact on our ability to deliver reliable and affordable electricity.

PPCS delegates: Chairman Roger Wiff and wife Judy, Director Lonnie Feuerhelm and wife Peg, President and CEO Larry Dokkestul, and Jeff Olson, Vice President, Engineering.

Senator Tammy Baldwin responds to concerns of rural residents
brought forward by Roger Wiff, PPCS board chairman.

Roger Wiff discussed rural issues with Senator Ron Johnson.

The links below provide information about the position of NRECA and electric cooperatives on these important issues.

Geothermal Heat Pumps, Nuclear Production and Carbon Capture Tax Credits  (PDF)

Improve Federal Land Management Policies to Strengthen Grid Reliability (PDF)

Modernization and Reform of Endangered Species Act  (PDF)

Protect Funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)  (PDF)

Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Electric Loan Program:  Investments in Secure, Reliable Electric Utility Infrastructure (PDF)





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