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As the Kansas legislative session grappled with a calamitous budget situation, tempers flared and solutions were elusive. A large contingent of women from both chambers and both parties came together and developed the framework for a workable tax plan. People want leaders who work hard to provide
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You are in the best position to talk to Congress about the direct impact of federal action at the local level.
Environment
A host of regulations affect how public power utilities protect the air, water, and natural environment of their communities. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Environmental Protection Agency. We expect the agency to limit the issuance of new rulemakings in 2020 and instead to be focused
Bonds and Financing
The American Public Power Association submitted a statement to Congress encouraging the implementation of various bond modernization proposals, including the reinstatement of tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and allowing for comparable incentives for energy investments and production.
Bonds and Financing
The American Public Power Association has a full plate in 2020 when it comes to regulatory and legislative issues of importance to public power, Joy Ditto, the Association’s new president and CEO. Those issues include keeping transmission costs at a reasonable level, maintaining the municipal exemption for pole attachments and reinstating the ability to issue tax-exempt advance refunding bonds.
Distributed Energy Resources
Gain an overview of potential broadband opportunities and considerations for public power utilities that may arise from the widespread deployment of small cell facilities.
Distributed Energy Resources
Learn about the FCC's Small Cell Order and its requirements and impacts related to public power utilities.
Distributed Energy Resources
Learn about the latest legal and regulatory developments, as well as the most significant issues facing public power utilities at the federal, state, and local levels with respect to wireless pole attachments.
Community Engagement
With public power utilities uniquely positioned to facilitate the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the communities they serve, the American Public Power Association is backing legislation that would allow public power utilities to receive federal grants to install EV