Federal Funding Not Keeping Pace

Cannon, Bruce
May 2007
Electric Perspectives;May/Jun2007, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p44
The article focuses on federal funding for the U.S. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). It was stated that the number of households receiving heating assistance was projected to grow 33.1 percent while funding increased only 20.1 percent between 2001 and 2006. According to the author, for fiscal year 2006 the U.S. Congress appropriated an additional $1 billion in emergency LIHEAP funding, to bring the total appropriation level to $3.2 billion.


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