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Minnesota to get $7 million in heating assistance funds

January 30, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Office of Energy Security (OES) reports that Minnesota will receive an additional $7 million in federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) emergency funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Minnesota Energy Assistance Program (EAP). Continue Reading

Minnesota to get $21.6 million more for low-income heating assistance program

December 19, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Office of Energy Security (OES) reports that Minnesota will receive an additional $21.6 million in federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds for the Minnesota Energy Assistance Program (EAP). Continue Reading

Uncertainty clouds fed funding for heating aid in Minn.

November 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The explanation for the funding uncertainty is a complicated mix of congressional politics, national priorities and timing. But one holdup is that money for the program has not yet been approved by either the U.S. House or the Senate. Continue Reading

Heating assistance available in Minnesota

October 31, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Office of Energy Security (OES) said the state will soon receive its first installment of federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds for the Minnesota Energy Assistance Program (EAP). Continue Reading