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-- -- of Brockton Massachusetts lost her job last year and with the frigid temperatures of a New England winter looming.
She's among tens of thousands locally receiving aid to keep the heat up.
But it's allowed me to take that a 100000 dollars and use -- possibly.
You know maybe by -- -- -- get some bail.
Organizations across the country that provide heating assistance to the needy for many of the left in the cold this year due to drastic cuts -- -- -- Anticipating more moderate energy costs -- bomb administration's 2012 budget -- low income home energy assistance program or like -- From four point seven in a lot of the fiscal -- two -- eleven to just two point six billion dollars.
Community advocates -- distributing reduce stayed -- the elderly disabled and poor families with children will suffer.
Last year we are funded it fourteen million dollars in -- you were just under six so it's almost sixty sank.
You know at a time our clients served the -- is they've -- and.
-- -- partisan effort is underway on Capitol Hill calling on congress to act as quickly as possible.
To restore funding to the low income home energy assistance program at the same levels that it's been funded in previous years the very.
You know popping sound the president proposing.
Given the dimensions than they need that this program in the cost of energy that continues -- In an -- -- with a reporter from -- -- just in Portland Maine President Obama vowed to work with congress to solve the dilemma.
But also made a familiar argument saying.
On one hand everybody is saying we can't ask millionaires and billionaires to pay a little bit more in taxes on the other hand.
Folks don't want -- to cut home heating oil assistance sometimes the math doesn't work.
Almost not million households receive federal energy assistance in fiscal year 2011 and next year that number could go -- I happen.
In Brockton Massachusetts Molly Line Fox News.
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