LIHEAP Filling Gap With State Funding
10/31/12 12:44PM By Jane Lindholm, Sage Van Wing
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At a committee meeting this morning, Vermont lawmakers considered whether to add an additional $8.8 million dollars to the federally funded Low Income Home Heating Assistance Program, commonly known as LIHEAP. That state money will be needed to keep heating benefits equal to last year.
Richard Moffi, Fuel Assistance Program Chief in the Department for Children and Families talks with Vermont Edition about how the funding for Vermont's heating assistance program stacks up this year.