Q&A: RURAL Act Sponsors Discuss Strategy for Passage

More than a third of senators have now signed on to support the RURAL Act, a bipartisan bill to protect electric cooperatives’ tax-exempt status. As of Monday, 38 senators were co-sponsoring the bill, which would allow not-for-profit coops to accept government grants for disaster relief, broadband service, and other priorities without losing their tax-exempt status.

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