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The 'Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm' Urges Congress to Protect Funding for the 'Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program'


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THIS WEEK [THE WEEK OF APRIL 8TH], REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE COALITION TO KEEP MICHIGAN WARM VISITED WASHINGTON, D-C, TO URGE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO PROTECT FUNDING FOR THE "LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM"--ALSO KNOWN AS "LIHEAP" ["LYE-HEAP"].  ONE OF THE INDIVIDUALS WHO PARTICIPATED IS SUSAN SHERER [LIKE "SHEERER"/"SHEARER"; NOT LIKE "SHARER"]--THE C-E-O OF THE DETROIT-BASED HEAT AND WARMTH FUND...

(SHERER):
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'LIHEAP' HAS ALREADY BEEN REDUCED BY 37-PERCENT, OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS; PRESIDENT OBAMA UNVEILED HIS 20-14-BUDGET--WHICH REDUCED 'LIHEAP'-FUNDING EVEN FURTHER.  WE'RE GRATEFUL FOR THE FUNDS [THAT] WE RECEIVE--BUT, IN 20-12, ONLY HALF OF THE ELIGIBLE HOUSEHOLDS IN MICHIGAN RECEIVED FUNDING.  WE ARE URGING CONGRESS TO RESTORE 'LIHEAP'-FUNDING, TO FOUR-POINT-SEVEN-BILLION DOLLARS--AND [TO] PROTECT 'LIHEAP'-FUNDING, FOR THE HUNDREDS-OF-THOUSANDS OF MICHIGAN-RESIDENTS THAT RELY ON THIS CRUCIAL PROGRAM."

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THE VISIT TOOK PLACE AS PART OF THE NATIONAL FUEL FUNDS NETWORK'S ANNUAL "ACTION DAY".  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT "COALITION-TO-KEEP-MICHIGAN-WARM"-DOT-COM.



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