Category Archives: LIHEAP

Georgia Power Charging Late Fees on LIHEAP Payments

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia Power is assessing late fees to customers across the State of Georgia who are approved for heating assistance through the federal Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) program, during a six week processing time that it takes for the government funds to post. APN has previously reported on the LIHEAP program in Georgia, where Cobb County […]

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President Obama Proposes Cutting LIHEAP Funds for Millions

According to a report in the National Journal, President Obama has proposed cutting LIHEAP, or low-income energy assistance funds, by about 2.5 billion dollars, likely cutting about three million households off from receiving this assistance. Several US Senators have already spoken out against the proposal, including John Kerry (D-MA) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), according to the report. As previously noted […]

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