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For Immediate Release
July 31, 2017

CONTACT
Judi Yorges, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-6585
judi.yorges@nebraska.gov

DHHS Hearing on the Low-Income Home Energy
Assistance Program State Plan on August 10
 
Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing August 10, 2017 on the proposed Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program state plan.
 
The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on the proposed Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program state plan for the period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.  The state plan is submitted annually to the federal Department of Health and Human Services, which provides funding to states to assist low-income individuals and families with home heating and cooling costs.  The plan describes Nebraska’s program, including eligibility requirements and benefit guidelines. 
 
The hearing will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. CDT, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln, 301 Centennial Mall South, lower level conference room D.
 
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments or to attend and comment at the hearing. To request a copy of the proposed plan or to submit written comments, contact Sandy Payne, LIHEAP Program Specialist, at Sandy.Payne@nebraska.gov, 402-471-6556, or P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509.  Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CDT on August 21, 2017.

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