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$9.7 million for Alaska LIHEAP

Alaska will receive $9.7 million in 2013 through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. These heating assistance funds are allocated as part of the U.S. Senate Fiscal Year 2013 Continuing Resolution.Assistance...
Feds must help troubled states now or face worse problems ahead

...proposal to cut billions of dollars in funding for programs like Community Development Block Grants and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program spell more misery for people already scraping the bottom of the barrel.. Doing nothing to help...
Alaskans react warily to federal budget cutting

...considerably less money," he said. One popular program already slated for cuts by President Barack Obama is Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, known as LiHeap, that helps the poor afford heating fuel. Obama has proposed cutting the $5...
Murkowski: Funds to heat villages at the top of his list

...Small Municipality Energy Assistance, a state program, and add $9 million of state money to the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance program. An energy bill that passed this summer in Washington, D.C., contains $50 million for energy...
Provide emergency heating funding

...intervention to help those least able to cope with higher energy costs. The best short-term help is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. It's a federally funded program that helps our most vulnerable citizens pay their energy bills...
Alaskans shouldn't be left in the cold

...Alaskans and their families may have to choose between paying for their heat or food. Currently, the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) does not have the funding needed to help older Americans and those with disabilities with...
Grocery prices may rise due to high cost of oil

...heating-oil bill? A. Yes, if you are a low-income resident you may qualify for a grant from the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. For example, a family of four with an annual income of $18,370 can qualify for financial assistance...
Delegation announces grants to Alaska

...include a grant of more than $5.5 million from the Department of Health and Human Services to the state's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The program helps eligible residents pay the costs of heating and insulation during winter.
Northwest Digest

...heating costs for low-income individuals may be in line to get the same amount of money as last year. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program delivered $11.9 million to the state of Alaska and Native tribal organizations to help with heating...
Empire editorial: Venezuela's gift is an unhappy windfall

...winter, for many that can be difficult. It should be pointed out that the United States has had its own Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program since the 1970s. Alaska will distribute about $10 million in heating assistance to about 27...


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