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Arthur Delaney

Obama Administration Won't Delay Food Stamp Cuts, But States Can | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Food stamp recipients affected by benefit cuts Congress passed in February will get no reprieve from the Obama administration. The U....

Arthur Delaney

Congress, White House Cut Heating Assistance Just In Time For Winter | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Ralph Olivieri of Coventry, R.I., says he and his wife Alexis will run out of heating oil in a couple weeks after receiving roughly $400 worth courtes...

Elise Foley

Out In The Cold: Rick Santorum Says Cut Heating Assistance, Unemployment Benefits | Elise Foley | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

HOLSTEIN, Iowa -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said on Thursday he would end federal assistance for heating bills and cut down on une...

Energy-Efficiency Tax Credits Expire Soon

Jason Alderman | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green
Jason Alderman

Tax advantages are just one of many reasons to conserve energy. Besides helping to protect the environment and reduce your carbon footprint, you can also save big bucks.

Illinois' Low-Income Heating Aid Faces Likely Drastic Cuts

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

Low-income individuals, senior citizens and the disabled are being warned by the state to apply as early as possible for state and federal assistance ...

Missing From the Debate Over the Deficit: The Human Costs of Budget Cuts

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

By Deborah Weinstein and Melissa Boteach Listening to the politically-charged debate over the budget deficit and federal debt limit it's easy to forg...

Arthur Delaney

White House Acknowledges 'Real Impact' Of Cuts To Energy Assistance Funding | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration acknowledged on Monday that its proposal to slash funding for heating assistance to the poor would, in fact, hu...

Democrats Must Not Cut Energy Assistance for the Poor

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I never thought I would see a Democratic president fight to cut low income energy assistance for the poor. But I never thought I would see Democrats claim credit for extending all of the Bush tax cuts.

Arthur Delaney

Obama's Big Budget Cut Proposals Target The Poor | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Democrats and Republicans wrangle over fiscal austerity and the shape of the 2012 federal budget, the White House is targeting progra...

Sam Stein

Obama To Cut Energy Assistance For Poor; Kerry Urges Him To Reconsider | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reports that President Barack Obama's upcoming budget will propose steep cuts in the government's energy assistance fund for low-income ...

Home Weatherproofing Aid for Low-Income Families

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Alderman

If you're plagued by winter drafts and high heating bills but can't afford to weatherproof your home, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weatheriza...

State Offering Help Covering Heating Costs

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State officials are launching a winter program to help low-income Illinoisans pay for utilities. The Good Samaritan Initiative provides more affordab...