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Kentucky Electric Cooperatives send more help to restore power in wake of Hurricane Michael

In the days since Hurricane Michael cut its destructive path across several lower southeast states, the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives has deployed additional lineworkers to aid in power restoration. As of Monday morning, over 100 workers, from 16 Kentucky cooperatives are on the ground in Georgia and Virginia, as hundreds of thousands of customers in the southeast are still without...

Mitch McConnell: Kentuckians’ generosity eases burden in wake of devastating hurricanes

Several powerful hurricanes have recently devastated the southeastern United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Already, Congress has responded by providing funding to begin the recovery. We also passed legislation authorizing federal agencies that are critical to the relief efforts. Recently, the Trump administration requested a new round of supplemental funding, and the Senate remains...