Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The Obama administration acknowledged on Monday that its proposal to slash funding for heating assistance to the poor would, in fact, hurt the poor.
"This is a very hard cut," White House budget director Jacob Lew said during a press conference. "This is a cut that has real impact."
The White House's proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 halves funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, reducing its allocation to $2.5 billion from just over $5 billion.'
But hell, we still got plenty of cash for wars and to send $3 Billion a year to Israel!!!
Posted by DotConnector at 09:25