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New Lobbyist Begins at WECA

January 7, 2019— Rob Richard, formerly of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, assumed the position of Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association’s (WECA) director of government relations January 2.Richard comes to WECA from the position of senior director of government relations for the Farm Bureau. His pre-Farm Bureau resumé includes 15 years’ experience as a legislative aide in the Wisconsin State Assembly and state Senate, including a stint as an aide to Freese when he was a member of the Assembly between 1991 and 2007.

Barron's Chris Kroeze Makes 'The Voice' Final

December 12, 2018—Barron's own Chris Kroeze has reached the live finale of 'The Voice'. Tonight's vote will determine the winner. Watch Chris live on NBC at 7 p.m. and vote for Chris on NBC.com or via the Voice app.

 

Youth Board Member Shares Experiences

December 6, 2018—WECA Youth Board member and Wisconsin NRCEA Youth Delegate, William Tuchtenhagen recently spoke with The River Falls Journal about the importance of cooperative youth programs.
"Youth programs have been something that are really important to cooperatives as of late because they are trying to bring in the next generation of cooperative owners." Says Tuchtenhagen. Click here to read the full article.

 

Co-op Difference | Opportunity Knocks

As you read this month’s column, significant changes are taking hold in state and federal government.

Here in Wisconsin we have divided government for the first time since 2011, when Republicans assumed the majority in both legislative houses and took the governor’s office as a result of the 2010 elections. For at least the next two years, the new Democratic Governor and the Republican Legislature will be vying to assert their roles.

Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News

The Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News serves as the voice of the state’s rural electric cooperatives. Founded in 1940, the publication focuses on statewide issues that affect electric cooperatives, promoting the general welfare of Wisconsin’s electric cooperatives, their member-owners, and the areas they serve.
 

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