Green River Star -

Letter: Energy assistance program on the chopping block


April 26, 2017

Dear Editor,

Are you aware that the proposed federal budget calls for the elimination of the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)?  This is the program that keeps many Wyoming residents warm in the winter. 

Earlier this year, the State of Wyoming legislature eliminated its usual additional funding for this program.  Between the federal and state budget cuts, this translates to zero help for people in need of winter home heating assistance. 

I recently spoke with Brenda Ilg about this issue. Ms. Ilg is the LIEAP program manager for the State of Wyoming. 

She said she has no...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 12/11/2019 08:01