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Taking Action for LIHEAP

By Michael W. Kahn | ECT Staff Writer Published: March 26th, 2015

LIHEAP supporters from across the country converged on Capitol Hill with a message: Lawmakers must find a minimum of $4.7 billion for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. That was the rallying cry for the nearly 200 participants at the annual LIHEAP Action Day on March 25. Co-op Nation was actively involved, with NRECA... Read more

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Weekly Digest for March 27

Published: March 27th, 2015

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Taking Action for LIHEAP

Published: March 26th, 2015

LIHEAP supporters from across the country converged on Capitol Hill with a message: Lawmakers must find a minimum of $4.7 billion for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. That was the rallying cry for the... Read more

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