Stories tagged: Low Income home Energy Assistance program
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Native American tribes fear end of federal heating help
Native American tribes fear what will happen if President Donald Trump succeeds in eliminating an energy assistance program that they say is crucial to their members.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2011
SNAP expects less federal aid
As falling temperatures force Spokane’s poorest residents to line up for help with heating bills, the largest source of that assistance remains very much in doubt. SNAP, the private nonprofit …
Mon., May 23, 2011
Face Time: SNAP coordinator has helped thousands keep warm
Margaret Belote, energy program coordinator at SNAP, is retiring at the end of this month after 33 years of service to the community. During her time at the private, nonprofit …
Tue., Feb. 15, 2011
Obama’s budget plan would shrink nonprofit for poor SNAP
The spending plan unveiled by the Obama administration on Monday would halve funding for two programs that provide Spokane’s most vulnerable residents with heat and shelter. It also would mean …