Rural Act

HELP PASS THE RURAL ACT!

 

 

 

 

Most of America’s 900-plus electric cooperatives — which are built by and belong to their communities — are tax-exempt entities. A change to federal tax laws in 2017, targeted at for-profit companies, has inadvertently placed at risk the tax-exempt status of your cooperative.  We need your help to correct this situation. Click here to learn more!

 

 

 

 

ACTION ALERT

 

PASS THE RURAL ACT TO PROTECT THE TAX STATUS OF ELECTRIC CO-OPS!
An unintended consequence of the current tax code could jeopardize the tax-exempt status of electric co-ops if the RURAL Act is not passed.
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  CO-SPONSORS

 

 

House Co-sponsors – H.R.2147

 

Senate Co-sponsors – S.1032

H.R. 2147 – Dear Colleague Letter

 

 

  ARTICLES

 

Rural Electric Co-Ops See Need for Tax Fix as ‘Existential Issue’

 

Bipartisan Bill Would Protect Co-ops From Losing Tax-Exempt Status

Congress should support co-op tax fix

Washington Island Electric Co-op combats rate-raising tax law that hurts in times of need

Along Those Lines, Episode 12: The Push for Congress to Save Co-ops’ Tax-Exempt Status

Q&A: RURAL Act’s Lead Sponsors Say Co-op Voices Are Key to Bill’s Success

Co-op Voices: How Losing Tax-Exempt Status Would Hurt Rural Residents

U.S. Senator Tina Smith: Pushing for a Tax Change to Keep Rural Communities Thriving

Co-op CEO to Congress

 

 

SANTA'S ELVES ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 

Need a Helping Hand This Holiday Season?

 

 Mt. Wheeler Power Santa’s Elves Assistance program might be able

to help. Contact the White Pine County Social Services office to see if

you qualify. Applications available October 1st to 25th.

 

Follow these rules to ensure your application is accepted:

• Applications MUST be returned by Friday October 25, 2019 by 5 p.m. to the White Pine County Social Services office.

• You must provide a working phone number. A White Pine County Social Services staff member will contact you to verify application information. Only three attempts will be made to contact you. If they are unable to reach you, your application for assistance will be denied.

• You must provide proof of residency within Mt. Wheeler Power’s service territory.

• You must be able to provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate, proof of legal custody or guardianship if requested.

• Proof of income may be requested for the last 60 days for everyone living in the household, including paycheck, TANF, child support, disability and unemployment. All income must be disclosed.

• Children from newborn to 12 years of age are eligible to receive assistance.

 

Download an application HERE.  Applications also can be found at our Ely office or the White Pine County Social Services office at 297 11th St., Ely, Nevada 89301.

Mt. Wheeler Power Board of Directors

 

Interested in what's going on at Mt. Wheeler Power?

The Board of Directors' meet the second Tuesday every month. (exceptions apply)

2018 Board of Directors (not pictured Ron Niman)

 

You can find a copy of the most recent Agenda here

Looking for a copy of this year's Annual Report? Click here

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Mt. Wheeler Power Employment Opportunities

We currently do not have any job openings

 

Previously submitted applications are not kept on file.

 

 

If you are interested in National Cooperative Job Opportunities click here:

 

 

 

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