This year, thanks to President Biden and Democrats’ American Rescue Plan, middle and working class families will see additional assistance to help offset their seasonal heating bills due to an historic $8 billion in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program nationally. Thanks to President Biden and Democrats’ leadership, more funding than ever will help millions of families this winter.
See the coverage for yourself:
- In Connecticut: Fox61: State to receive nearly $160 million for energy bill assistance
- In Illinois: The Southland Journal: Rush Announces $408.2 Million to Help Illinois Families Lower Energy Costs This Winter
- In Indiana: WISH-TV: Indiana to get a record $184M to help Hoosiers pay rising energy bills
- In Kansas: KCTV: Kansas receives $72.1 million to help families pay energy bills; applications open until March 31
- In Louisiana: WBRZ: Biden admin announces how $91.7 million will assist La in home energy assistance
- In Maine: WABI: Maine receiving additional $55.2 million in American Rescue Plan funds to assist families with home heating costs
- In Massachusetts: The Berkshire Eagle: Infusion of American Rescue Plan money boosts Mass. fuel aid program
- In Michigan: Detroit News: Michigan gets $384M in federal aid to help with home heating costs this winter
- In Minnesota: CCX Media: More assistance coming to help Minnesotans pay for rising heat costs
- In New Jersey: NJ.com: Low-income N.J. residents getting more help than ever to pay winter home heating bills.
- In New York: News10: White House efforts to cover winter heating bills: What it means for the Capital Region
- In Ohio: Cleveland.com: Ohio gets $367.4 million in federal money for home energy assistance
- In Oklahoma: Public Radio Tulsa: Utility assistance available to low-income Oklahomans via American Rescue Plan-funded programs
- In South Carolina: WCBD: S.C. receives record $80.2M to address home energy costs
- In Vermont: Bennington Banner: Vermont heating aid doubles; $45.5 million for LIHEAP
- In Washington, DC: WTOP: White House, Treasury announce DC rental assistance and energy funding
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