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Home Heating Bill Now Law

Home Heating Bill Now Law

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.

Thune says the Reliable Home Heating Act grew out of last winter’s fuel disruptions…

 

Thune says under the legislation, state Governors would have more authority in allowing delivery of home heating fuels…

 

Many low income households rely on LiHeap or the low income heat assistance program to help pay some of those energy bills. Thune says that would be funded separately from his bill…

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