Will Obama’s Proposed Cuts to Heating Assistance Leave Poor
Out in Cold?
by Sergio Hernandez
Citing a need for stricter belt-tightening, President Obama has said he wants to slash almost $2.5 billion from a program that helps low-income families pay their energy bills. The White House says lower oil prices mean funding can be reduced without leaving Americans too far in the cold. But whether that’s actually the case is an open question. (mais…)