January 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Warren, Markey call for more heat aid

By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.
January 23, 2014

U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren have called on the Obama administration to immediately distribute remaining low-income heating assistance funds in light of harsh weather and tough economic conditions.

The senators, both D-Mass., sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius arguing that the passage of the 2014 appropriations bill allowed the department to immediately distribute nearly $490 million remaining in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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