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2016 NRECA Legislative Conference

Representatives from PPCS joined more than 65 Wisconsin electric cooperative delegates that included 1,500 co-op supporters from around the country who converged on Washington, D.C., for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Legislative Conference on May 2-4. 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, President and CEO Larry Dokkestul, and Chris Tackmann, Vice President, Member and Administrative Services.

President and CEO Larry Dokkestul extends a "thank you" to Colleene Thomas for Senator Tammy Baldwin's past support on issues.
President and CEO Larry Dokkestul, the Wisconsin contingency's team leader, extends a "thank you" to Colleene Thomas for Senator Tammy Baldwin's past support on issues including the rail issue.
Meris Petek with Senator Ron Johnson's office takes notes as Chairman Roger Wiff discusses the co-op position for extending geothermal heat pup tax credit.
Meris Petek with Senator Ron Johnson's office takes notes as Chairman Roger Wiff discusses the co-op position for extending the geothermal heat pump tax credit.
Chris Tackmann (left) and Lonnie Feuerhelm (right) on their way back to the conference center following the legislative visits.
Chris Tackmann (left) and Lonnie Feuerhelm (right) on their way back to the conference center following the legislative visits.
 

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

Geothermal Heat Pumps Tax Credit Extension  (PDF)

Coal Combustion Residuals Legislation  (PDF)

Reauthorize FEMA  (PDF)

 

   

     

 

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