LIHEAP http://wamc.org en Vermont Seeks Additional Heating Assistance http://wamc.org/post/vermont-seeks-additional-heating-assistance <p>Vermont’s governor is requesting additional funding to a low income heating program at the same time they are changing how benefits are paid.<br><br>The federal government has allocated just over 19-and-a-half million dollars to Vermont for this year’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.&nbsp; Governor Shumlin said he will go before the Legislature's Emergency Board next week to ask for approval&nbsp; to add $8.8 million in state funds to the program. Central Vermont Council on Aging Executive Director Beth Stern.<br> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 50593 at http://wamc.org