March 2015
Fuel Oil News;Mar2015, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p3
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The article reports on the budget request of the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition Chairman John Rich for the U.S. Congress to fund the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) at 4.7 billion dollars in fiscal year (FY) 2016. It mentions the initial budget request of President Barack Obama of 3.39 billion dollars, the loss of LIHEAP access among 1.4 million households per year due to budget reductions and the importance of the program to vulnerable households.


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