The program that
helps low-income Vermonters pay for heat is at least $19 million short
this year, and middle income Vermonters are also struggling to plan for
winter. We’ll look at whether federal and state government can ease the
concern about heating costs.
The Joint Fiscal Committee holds an emergency meeting on a
$19 million short fall in LIHEAP funding; Leahy lauds the Supreme Court ruling on the
second amendment, and he says he’ll vote against the FISA bill;more…
Senators Judd Gregg and John Sununu say that the Department of Health and Human
Services will release $1.5 million in federal Low-Income Home Energy
Assistance Program to the state today.