When we work with lawmakers on electric cooperative issues, no voice is more effective than that of our members. This tells them the issue is important to people. They hear it directly and that has tremendous power.”
General Manager, Wasco Electric Cooperative
We want to encourage our members to be involved in the legislative process. It is important for them to be encouraged in the political decisions that impact their lives. Getting them involved is the grassroots movement is vital.”
J. Ingrid Kessler
Director Lane Electric Cooperative
Grassroots efforts are so important. It’s a wonderful opportunity for each and every one of our voices to be heard.”
The effort to protect our environment and recover threatened and endangered species requires balance. Three of the four Northwest states and numerous Native American tribes have worked toward a collaborative approach to recover salmon and steelhead runs. Oregon continues to oppose this approach.
Oregonians benefit from one of the most efficient and cleanest energy sources available, hydroelectricity. Increasingly taken for granted, some interests would like to see it disappear. Learn more about how invaluable this resource really is.