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Energy Assistance Hearing

Posted on August 25, 2022


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HARTFORD – The legislature grapples with the reality that one-time federal funding for people who rely on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has evaporated. I want you to know that there’s a public hearing Monday that provides you an opportunity to share your concerns about this topic either in person (via Zoom) or by submitting written testimony. I hope you’ll consider participating by telling state lawmakers about how rising home heating costs will impact you and your family members. Here’s how to participate:

Public Hearing: Committees on Appropriations, Energy, and Human Services

Monday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m.

>> Testify by Zoom: Go here to sign upThe deadline is Fri., Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. Speaker order will be posted on the Appropriations Committee website by 5 p.m. the same day.

>> Submit written testimony: Email a Word or PDF document to APPTestimony@cga.ct.gov; ETTestimony@cga.ct.gov; HSTestimony@cga.ct.gov. (You may copy me on the e-mail at Bill.Buckbee@housegop.ct.gov) 

>> If you do not have internet accessyou may provide testimony via telephone. To register to testify by phone, call the Phone Registrant Line at 860-240-0033 to leave your contact information.

You can watch the hearing via CT-N or YouTube Live.

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