| Feb 14, 2011
| 3:57 PM
The White House released President Obama’s Budget for 2012 Tuesday. It would eliminate or reduce funding to a total of 200 government programs for a savings of $33 billion in 2012 alone. In total, half of all government agencies would see funding...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 1:56 PM
SOUTH BEND — Single-digit temperatures have caused a double-digit increase in people seeking help to pay their heating bills. Officials from the United Way say help is still available.
After the automotive industry's troubles, Phil Cable said he...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The Texas Tribune
KENEDY - At a packed meeting here one evening last week, natural gas industry boosters told long tables of ranchers and townspeople about anticipated jobs and economic opportunities. Outside, along lonely country roads near town, lights...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:18 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two of Indiana's largest natural gas utilities are projecting heating bills won't be any higher this winter.
NIPSCO says if winter temperatures are normal, its customers should see an 8 percent decrease in their overall home...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Citizens Energy Group advised Wednesday that the typical bill of Citizens Gas residential customers in Marion County will stay about the same this winter as compared to last winter, assuming normal temperatures. The typical residential customer in...
| Oct 7, 2011
As leaves flutter to the ground and the temperature begins to plummet, heating bills move in the opposite direction. Heat and oil prices continue to rise, which can cut a large chunk out of a home heating budget this winter.
While the weather is still...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Faced with a large cut in federal funding for heating assistance, state legislators voted to seek an additional $15 million from the Obama administration.
Lawmakers voted after a public hearing that lasted about six hours Tuesday on the plans by...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Marietta in Lancaster County was one of the hardest hit areas, as Tropical Storm Lee swept through Central Pennsylvania. The water flooded streets and homes. Friday morning, the Susquehanna River neared 57 feet. As the day continued the water began to...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Fall is the ideal time to plant trees and shrubs because the cooler temperatures and increased rainfall promotes root establishment.
Choosing deciduous plants for a landscape offers a home heating benefits from the sun in cooler months and cooling...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 10:53 PM
Tuesday marks the first day that low-income residents can seek help with their heating bills from the government's Energy Assistance Program, but there's a catch.
Millions of dollars in cuts proposed by Congress and President Obama mean that there likely...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:08 PM
Pennsylvania's who need help with home heating cost can begin to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program today. The federally-funded program offers both cash and crisis grants to those who meet income guidelines. Download...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:35 AM
It is that time of year when home heating bills begin to eat away at the monthly income of many people. A federal program called LIHEAP tries to help people who are struggling to keep their homes warm. The application process for LIHEAP begins today.