The Rural Utilities Service recently amended its regulations for electric borrowers. These amendments affect the loan application requirements, approvals of work plans, contract bidding and… Read More »RUS Amends Several Regulations for Electric Borrowers
Uber and Lyft, well known ride sharing services, offer drivers flexibility and control over their schedules and workload. This independence, however, came at higher costs… Read More »The Driving Force for The Drivers Cooperative
This final post in the series addresses sales of preferred shares. Unlike common shares, preferred shares can offer dividends and in most states, can be… Read More »Selling Preferred Shares in Cooperatives
Groups interested in forming a cooperative that is structured as a for-profit corporation often have questions about how shares are issued, who can purchase shares,… Read More »Legal Requirements for Selling Common Shares in Cooperatives
October is National Cooperative Month. The USDA is holding a webinar about the resources available to support cooperative development in rural America, including updates on cooperative… Read More »Join the USDA Webinar for National Cooperative Month!
The New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, serving 115 mostly rural towns, is trying again to add delivering broadband internet to its core mission of delivering electricity.… Read More »New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Broadband Internet
Class-Action Lawsuit Focuses on Cooperative Board Compensation A South Carolina electric cooperative, Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc., was recently named in a class-action lawsuit focusing on its… Read More »Class-Action Lawsuit Focuses on Cooperative Board Compensation