Pennsylvania Officials Get Earful On Proposed Cuts To Winter Heating AssistanceState officials took testimony Wednesday on their proposal to cut the LIHEAP energy assistance program.
Public Utilities Commission Makes Plea To Keep 2 Vital Programs AliveThe PUC sent a letter last week to Pennsylvania's congressional delegation to urge them to push for continued funding for LIHEAP and Weatherization Assistance Programs.
Philadelphia Non-Profit Offers Help As Winter Utility Shut-Off Moratorium Nears EndThe Utility Emergency Services Fund is a 30-year-old program to help families pay off utility bills and keep the lights on.
PGW: Customers Should Apply Now For Help Paying Heating BillPhiladelphia Gas Works says enrollment in the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program, known as LIHEAP, is open.
Officials Encourage Low-Income Pennsylvanians To Sign Up For Heat AssistanceA PGW official says about 40 percent of its eligible customers don't apply for the program. The reason is unclear.
3 On Your Side: LIHEAP Deadline ExtendedEven though our winter was mild by most accounts, many are still struggling to pay off their heating bills. If you're one of them and you live in Pennsylvania, 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan may have some good news for you.
BLOG: LIHEAP Deadline Extended In Pennsylvania
Pa. Welfare Department Seeing Backlog Of LIHEAP ApplicationsThe Pennsylvania Welfare Department is working on a backlog of applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance. The program closes at the end of the month, but thousands of people are still waiting for help.
Supermarket in Cheltenham Opens An In-Store Health ClinicJeff Brown, president and CEO of a chain of 10 ShopRite stores in our region, says the clinic will provide convenient and affordable care for both basic and preventative health care needs of customers.
LIHEAP Applications Being Accepted Now
Pennsylvania Auditor General Alleges Widespread LIHEAP Fraud"You're talking about tens of millions of dollars that are being misspent that could be properly applied to people who truly need this program," Auditor General Jack Wagner said. "This is a $257-million program. It serves over 400,000 Pennsylvania families and we need to get it right."
BLOG: PA Extends LIHEAP Deadline
Philadelphia Coalition Opposes Obama's Proposed Cuts To LIHEAP
PGW Awaits Vote On LIHEAP FundingPGW says low-income Philadelphians could be in a heap of trouble if Congress okays President Obama's plan to slash LIHEAP funding.