The U.S. Senate today passed S. 1302 by unanimous consent. The legislation eliminates the Deficit Reduction Contribution for electric cooperatives’ Retirement Security Plan and makes the Pension Protection Act (PPA) exemption permanent. PPA’s “single-employer” plan rules are designed specifically to …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives today announced opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) just-released regulations for existing source coal-fired electricity generation facilities. “We are concerned about the impact these regulations will have on our member owners,” said Rick Coons, CEO of …Read More.
Priority: Provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity while supporting a cleaner environment. Issue: Support a responsible energy policy that balances Hoosiers’ energy needs with environmental concerns through an all-of-the-above approach. Call for action: Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges the EPA to …Read More.
Priority: Protect the service territories of member cooperatives Issue: Maintain fair and equitable electric service territories that are in the best interest of all ratepayers. Call for action: Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges the Indiana legislature to enact legislation that protects …Read More.
If you find yourself in need of a space heater to temporarily take the chill off a particular area of your home, carefully consider the safety hazards associated with their use. “It seems easy and inexpensive to use a space …Read More.
“How old is the oldest person you know?” asks an insurance company in a popular television ad. Turns out the majority of those polled had friends and family in their 80s, 90s and beyond. A recent Administration of Aging report …Read More.
With winter’s notoriously volatile weather conditions, you never know when you’ll come across electric cooperative crews out on the roads repairing the lines and restoring power to you or your neighbors. But stopping your car or truck on roads near …Read More.
“No matter where I serve my guests, they seem to like my kitchen best,” is a quote that adorns the walls in the homes of numerous home cooks and bakers. It’s important for homeowners to know that fires like the …Read More.
‘Tis the season for tackling household projects that have accumulated on your to-do list. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) experts everywhere are dusting off their tool belts, power tools and lawn equipment. At the top of your list, we encourage you to include …Read More.
With the arrival of harvest time, Indiana’s farmers are shifting into high gear as they move into their fields to bring in their crops. All that increased activity puts farmers and farm workers at greater risk, warns Rick Coons, CEO …Read More.
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