Several industry groups, including NTCA, NRTC, and NRECA, sent a letter to Congress requesting an increase in the minimum service level commitment for broadband funding
This WSJ article discusses the tensions arising from access to poles for broadband expansion. Fights Over Rural America’s Phone Poles Slow Internet Rollout Read more
The Rural Utilities Service issued a final rule to modify ratio requirements for electric borrowers. The rule is effective May 30, 2023. The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), a Rural Development (RD) agency of
In advising cooperatives, AHC attorney David Cook relies on the attorney-client privilege to protect communications with clients from disclosure to courts, tax authorities, and others.
The 2018 Farm Bill amended the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, extending financing authority for RUS loans or guaranties, ending the Cushion of Credit Payment
On behalf of AHC, David Cook joined with many rural telcos in “A Call to Action” to demand that broadband policymakers improve USF funding by
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