PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting nearly $34 million in federal heating assistance funds. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s office says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making available $2.9 billion nationwide from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, or LIHEAP, of which Maine’s share is $33.8 million. DHHS says it […]
After an uncertain start, a welcome infusion of funds has helped low income Mainers keep the cold somewhat at bay this winter. NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm has the lowdown on LIHEAP and what the recent additional funding means for families in need.