Electricity and energy-related issues are at the forefront of today’s political debate. The legislation and regulations
crafted by lawmakers regularly impact electric cooperatives and their member-owners. Participating in ACRE Co-op Owners
for Political Action is your opportunity to support state and federal officeholders and candidates who support electric
Addressing some legislative issues requires more resources than South Central Power has. At those times, individual cooperatives
rely on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Action Committee for Rural Electrification (ACRE).
NRECA established ACRE in 1966 to support state and federal officeholders and candidates who speak up and protect the interests
of electric cooperatives and their member-owners.
ACRE recently expanded its efforts beyond co-op directors and employees to include electric cooperative member-owners with Co-op
Owners for Political Action. It’s how the voices of member-owners are heard on Capitol Hill and at the Ohio Statehouse.