Wednesday, June 25, 2008

LIHEAP & Public Safety Officials Disability: June 24, 2008

On the Senate Side, Sen. Sanders introduces a bill to give additional monies into the LIHEAP program. This is an important program for low-income Americans who cannot afford heat/air:

By Mr. SANDERS (I-VT)(for himself, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. BROWN, and Mr. CARDIN):
S. 3186. A bill to provide funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program; read the first time. Source: GPO [S6019]

In the House, a great bill by Rep. Kuhl to provide benefits to public safety officials who were disabled before the original benefits law was put into law:

By Mr. KUHL (R-NY) of New York:
H.R. 6360. A bill to provide public safety officer disability benefits to officers disabled before the enactment of the Federal public safety officer disability benefits law; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Source: GPO [H6009]

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