The following update comes from David Bradley, co-founder and chief executive officer of the National Community Action Foundation (NCAF):
“Although the House and Senate have not completed voting on the final passage of the coronavirus supplemental, I want to tell you that the funding levels have been agreed to: we achieved $1 billion in additional CSBG funding following our current distribution system as well as the language that we negotiated which includes 200% FPL and 2-year carry over (language included below). This was the most complicated issue we’ve ever been involved with, and I can’t wait to tell you the details tomorrow . More to follow.”
Click here to read the full eNews update from NCAF.
Additionally, the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC) is reporting that Congress has proposed an additional $900 million for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to address the COVID-19 health and economic crisis sweeping the country as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The bill is expected to be voted on today.
Click here to read the full eNews update from NEUAC.