Legislative Activities

 

MaintaiMP900289068ning legislative favor is prominent on our radar as the keystone to retaining the operating benefits utilized by every co-op.  This permits every co-op the opportunity to remain competitive and profitable, while collectively deflecting threats levied by those who favor investor-owned businesses.

Listed below, are some recent federal cooperative issues that we would like to bring to your attention, and links to more information regarding these issues:

1. “‘Social Cost of Carbon” Raises Concerns – http://www.ect.coop/public-policy-watch/energy-environment/social-cost-of-carbon-not-ready-for-prime-time/67555

2. Tax Reform Legislation That May Impact Cooperatives – http://www.ncba.coop/ncba-media/press-releases/453-ncba-clusa-continuing-to-monitor-tax-reform-in-congress?highlight=WyJsZWdpc2xhdGlvbiJd

3. NCBA CLUSA Follows Several Budget Proposals Impacting Cooperatives – http://www.ncba.coop/ncba-media/press-releases/454-ncba-clusa-comments-on-fy-2015-federal-budget-appropriations-process

4. Climate Change  – http://www.wreca.coop/sites/wreca.coopwebbuilder.com/files/2014_wreca_climate_change_lo_0.pdf

5. Cooperative Development Bill Introduced in the House of Representatives – https://www.ncba.coop/our-work/advocacy/77-legislative-update-cooperative-development-bill-introduced-in-the-house-of-representatives

6. Credit Union Tax Exemption – http://www.nafcu.org/search.aspx?searchtext=credit%20union%20tax%20exemption

7. Credit Union Regulatory Relief – http://www.nafcu.org/search.aspx?searchtext=regulatory%20relief

8. Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative Federal Issues 2013 – http://www.dbmmc.com/federal_issues.php

9. Immigration Reform – http://www.ncfc.org/2013/agriculture-united-behind-immigration-reform-proposal-ncfc-president-testifies

10.  Sugar Bill Amendment/Senate –  http://www.ncfc.org/2012/ncfc-opposes-anticipated-house-farm-bill-amendment-on-sugar-program

Senate Judiciary Committee

D-VT Patrick Leahy Chairman
D-IL Dick Durbin  

Senate Agricultural Committee

     
D-MI Debbie Stabenow  Chairwoman
D-OH Sherrod Brown  
D-IN Joe Donnelly  
R-KY Mitch McConnell  

House Judiciary Committee

R-VA Bob Goodlatte Chairman
D-MI John Conyers  Ranking Member 
D-IL Luis Gutierrez 4th
R-OH Jim Jordan 4th
R-OH Steve Chabot 1st

House Ag Committee

R-OK Frank Lucas Chairman
R-OH Bob Gibbs  
R-MI Dan Benishek  
R-IL Rodney Davis  
D-OH Marcia Fudge  
D-IL William Enyart  
D-IL Cheri Bustos  
     

AG Legislative Updates

Rural Electric Legislative Updates

Credit Union Legislative Updates


Discover the Latest Cooperative Events Happening in the United States Senate

www.senate.gov Search: Cooperative

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Actively Monitoring State Legislative Activity Affecting the Cooperative Way of Doing Business

Monitoring State Legislative Activity

  • Through a community of contacts in each state we stay abreast of legislative activities.
  • When activities occur that impact your cooperative, you will be notified.

Legislator, Public Official Actions

  • The majority of our elected officials have no knowledge of cooperatives or the specific businesses you run.
  • Participate in your industry’s grassroots legislative programs.
  • Include legislators and other elected officials in local cooperative activities.
  • Personal visits from your directors and members of your cooperative.

Contact Illinois Senators

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Kirk, Mark
524 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
202-224-2854
http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=comment_on_legislation

Durbin, Richard J.
309 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-2152
durbin.senate.gov/contact.cfm

Contact Indiana Senators

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Coats, Dan
United States Senate – 493 Russell Office Bldg.
Washington, DC, 20510
(202) 224-5623
http://www.coats.senate.gov/contact/

 Donnelly, Joe
SR-B33 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-4814
http://www.donnelly.senate.gov/contact.cfm

Contact Michigan Senators

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Levin, Carl
269 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-6221
levin.senate.gov/contact/

Stabenow, Debbie
133 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-4822
stabenow.senate.gov/email.cfm

Contact Ohio Senators

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Brown, Sherrod
713 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-2315
brown.senate.gov/contact/

Voinovich, George V.
524 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-3353
voinovich.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Contact.ContactForm

White House
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www.whitehouse.gov


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