Spring has sprung in the Hoosier state. It’s planting season for many of the state’s roughly 94,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to keep safety in mind …Read More.
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We are saddened to hear of the passing of Phillip Easterday, Sr., father of director, Danny Easterday, Orange County REMC. Online Condolences may be made at www.Dillman-Scott Funeral Home.com
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Jack Benham, former local director from Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC. Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons with a Knights …Read More.
This print and social media campaign is designed to ask your consumers about their broadband story. How has high-speed internet changed their life at work or home? What could it mean for them? The pieces in this campaign are designed …Read More.
2019 Legislative Appreciation DinnerAs 2019 winds down, the state looks to officially convene the 2020 Indiana General Assembly. Your IEC government relations team will unofficially kick things off with the 2019 Appreciation Dinner Nov. 18. This dinner is a time-honored …Read More.
Below are a few highlights of the federal policy initiatives IEC continues to monitor and work with Indiana’s Congressional delegation to resolve: Pension fix NRECA’s pension program was modified by 2014 federal legislation to more accurately represent the program and …Read More.
Grassroots engagement has always been a key driver of electric cooperatives’ successes. Since Boone REMC was first founded in 1935, the consumer-owners of Indiana’s electric cooperatives have played a crucial role in creating the political environment that allows REMCs to …Read More.
To ensure electric cooperatives are best represented in policy decisions at the Indiana General Assembly and in Congress, IEC relies on a lot of different tools. From embracing the strong connections between member cooperatives and the communities they serve to …Read More.
Electric cooperatives have long maintained good stewardship of their members’ financial interests by maintaining not-for-profit, tax-exempt status under IRS regulations. To ensure its 501(c)(12) tax-exempt status is not forfeited, an electric cooperative cannot raise more than 15 percent of its …Read More.
Representatives of member cooperatives and IEC staff met with members of the lieutenant governor’s office and the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) to discuss the Next Level Connections broadband grant program. The beginning of the meeting was …Read More.