Lane Electric Cooperative Manager Debi Wilson, left, and Douglas Electric Cooperative Manager Keith Brooks
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The RURAL Act to the Rescue

Legislation to protect electric co-op’s tax-exempt status is pending in the U.S. Congress, but it needs a push. Oregon’s electric cooperatives may soon face their own version of a Hobson’s choice. Do they accept Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance after their system has been leveled by a storm? Do they accept broadband grants to […]