Heating Assistance

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Massachusetts Gets $132M For Heating Assistance

Massachusetts is getting almost $132 million in federal assistance to help low-income residents heat their homes this winter.


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Mass. Sens Push For More Money Toward Home Heating Oil Assistance

Mass. U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are among a bipartisan group of 39 senators calling on the federal government to increase funding for a program that helps lower-income families and seniors cover their home heating costs.


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Family Of Marathon Bombing Suspects Received $100,000 In Benefits

WBZ-TV has confirmed the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and their parents received more than $100,000 in taxpayer funded benefits over a decade.


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Congress Expected To Cut Home Heating Aid By 25% This Winter

Congress is poised to reduce federal home heating aid by about 25 percent this winter, a move that could impact thousands of poor and elderly families in New England.


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Lawrence Mayor, Girlfriend Getting Heating Aid Assistance?

The girlfriend of Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua says she received federal fuel aid to heat a condo the two now share.


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Heating Assistance Cuts Hitting Mass. Families Hard

Some people call it a crisis in the making. This winter, it’s more than likely that there will be a lot less money to help people heat their homes.