CEO’s Report: #NoPMASale

CEO’s Report: #NoPMASale

May 31, 2017 Proposal to sell PMA transmission assets is troublesome for power customers and providers President Trump recently outlined his proposed budget for fiscal year 2018. In it, he proposes to divest Read More
Help preserve tax-exempt municipal bonds

Help preserve tax-exempt municipal bonds

April 28, 2017 APPA seeking stories from member utilities in advocacy efforts From APPA Tax-exempt municipal bonds are the primary source of funding for infrastructure that enables public power communities across the country Read More
President signs executive order to review Clean Power Plan

President signs executive order to review Clean Power Plan

March 31, 2017 President Trump signed an executive order March 28 directing the Environmental Protection Agency to begin reviewing the Clean Power Plan as well as other greenhouse gas regulations for the power Read More
CEO’s Report: Advocacy in action

CEO’s Report: Advocacy in action

March 3, 2017 Former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was recently confirmed to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. If you do a quick internet search on Pruitt, coverage focuses on his being “arm Read More
CEO’s Report: Know the issues, know what you can do

CEO’s Report: Know the issues, know what you can do

January 30, 2017 Public Power’s 2017 legislative priorities Heartland serves as an advocate for our customers, promoting policies that put our customers first while ensuring a stable supply of electricity and protecting the Read More
CEO’s Report: The impact of a new administration

CEO’s Report: The impact of a new administration

November 30, 2016 President-Elect Donald Trump vows to scrap Clean Power Plan, end war on coal As we enter the final month of 2016 and look forward to a new year, I am Read More
Small victory for coal

Small victory for coal

November 2, 2016 Court orders EPA to evaluate impact of its regulations on coal industry By Jeannine Anderson, American Public Power Association, reprinted with permission News Editor In an Oct. 17 ruling, a Read More
Selection process for U.S. Senate Youth Program underway

Selection process for U.S. Senate Youth Program underway

August 2, 2016 U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) announced the annual statewide selection process for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has begun. Two South Dakota high school Read More
States ask Supreme Court to put Clean Power Plan on hold

States ask Supreme Court to put Clean Power Plan on hold

January 28, 2016 By Jeannine Anderson, News Editor, American Public Power Association From the January 28, 2016 issue of Public Power Daily; Originally published January 27, 2016 Reprinted with permission Twenty-five states on Jan. 26 Read More
Hydroelectric power: clean, green and renewable

Hydroelectric power: clean, green and renewable

January 4, 2016 Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Executive Director Bill Drummond recently wrote a letter to the editor on the importance of hydroelectric power and the benefits it provides. You can read his Read More