Low-income Vermonters get $18.5M in heating funds
MONTPELIER Low-income Vermonters will be getting nearly $18.5 million in federal heating assistance funds.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making $2.9 billion available nationwide from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, or LIHEAP, of which Vermont will get $18.45 million.
In the first release of funds Vermont is slated to receive $16.6 million.
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