When you hold a tiny baby in your arms, it’s difficult to imagine the energy and curiosity that so quickly develop as that baby turns into a toddler. Pushing, pulling, moving, bending … they’re all important activities for a typical …Read More.
SCI REMC Lineman Saves Man in Tree
A South Central Indiana REMC lineman, James Hugart, rescued an injured person in a tree in Martinsville May 19. The victim, a freelance tree trimmer, was working alone and was severely injured. Pinned by a limb with blood flow cut …Read More.
Documentary receives Society of Professional Journalists awards
‘Power to the People’ features Indiana line crews volunteering in Guatemala.
Indianapolis, Ind. – The Indiana Electric Cooperatives documentary television special ‘Power to the People’ was presented awards on Friday, May 2, at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) “Best in Indiana” awards ceremony. The film’s production team of Diane Willis, …Read More.
Twelve Indiana trade associations voice opposition to proposed EPA carbon regulation
Proposed mandates threaten Indiana’s economy and growth, will increase consumer electric rates
INDIANAPOLIS – Twelve Indiana trade associations today in a letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy voiced opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed standards for greenhouse gas emissions. The organizations, while representing a broad group of Indiana electricity consumers, all oppose …Read More.
Pension Reform Enacted
March 24, 2014
Legislation introduced by Indiana Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks freeing charitable and cooperative associations from burdensome federal pension requirements was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today. House Resolution 4275 – the Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act …Read More.
Indiana’s Electric Cooperatives Alarmed by President Obama’s Proposal to Increase the Price of Electricity
Indianapolis, Ind. — In a speech today at Georgetown University, President Obama announced a broad new federal mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants. The President will instruct federal regulators to apply the Clean Air Act to …Read More.
Farm Bill’s Defeat in the US House Disappoints Indiana’s Electric Cooperatives
Indianapolis, Ind. – Thursday’s defeat of the Farm Bill in the US House of Representatives was met with disappointment by Indiana’s electric cooperatives who would have greatly benefited from several provisions and reforms in the 2013 version of the bill. …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives Mourn the Loss of Governor Otis Bowen
“Doc” Bowen was a true servant of the public interest
Indianapolis, Ind. – Indiana’s electric cooperatives celebrate the life and mourn the passing of former Indiana Governor Otis “Doc” Bowen on Saturday, May 4 at the Catherine Kasper Life Center in Donaldson, Indiana. A lifelong Marshall County REMC member, Governor …Read More.
Indiana Statehouse Host To REMC Page Day
Indianapolis, Ind. — Thirty-three students from around Indiana experienced our state government in action on March 7 at the Indiana House of Representatives Page Office REMC Day. “Serving as a page gives young people a unique opportunity to participate in …Read More.
Make home electrical safety a New Year’s resolution
While many New Year’s resolutions revolve around making improvements to one’s well being, the start of the new year is also a great time to look around the house for potential electrical safety hazards. Winter is the most dangerous time …Read More.
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