propane http://wxpr.org en Deduction For Propane Cost Killed In Legislature http://wxpr.org/post/deduction-propane-cost-killed-legislature <p>A Northwoods legislator is upset the Republican majority in the Assembly ignored an amendment she proposed to help people heating with propane. The amendment asked to send a bit of the budget surplus to provide a direct income tax deduction for every dollar spent in excess of two dollars per gallon of propane.</p><p>Ashland Democrat Janet Bewley says many of the downstate legislators don't have an idea so many people heat with propane..</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:56:46 +0000 Ken Krall 14419 at http://wxpr.org Deduction For Propane Cost Killed In Legislature Propane Help For Lower-Income Residents Offered http://wxpr.org/post/propane-help-lower-income-residents-offered <p>Business has been brisk at the Oneida County Department of Social Services office as they try to get relief to qualifying persons heating with propane.</p><p>Support Programs Supervisor Amy Mayo says people who think they qualify for financial help paying for propane should see them..</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:28:21 +0000 Ken Krall 14367 at http://wxpr.org Propane Help For Lower-Income Residents Offered Hundreds Seek Assistance With Energy Bills http://wxpr.org/post/hundreds-seek-assistance-energy-bills <p>Families and individuals struggling to pay high heat bills may be able to get help.&nbsp; Northwoods state lawmakers stopped in Rhinelander today to spread the word about the nonprofit Keep Wisconsin Warm fund.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That program has expanded its income limits to 80 percent of the state median income…to try and help more working households who may be feeling the pinch.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:06:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13921 at http://wxpr.org Hundreds Seek Assistance With Energy Bills State Offers Propane Assistance http://wxpr.org/post/state-offers-propane-assistance <p>A state agency providing information to where there's money for lower-income residents to heat their homes with propane.</p><p>Governor Walker has directed the state Division of Energy Services to release $8.5 million in crisis benefits to counties and tribes that have households that use propane to heat their homes.</p><p>Spokesperson Stephanie Marquis...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:10:34 +0000 Ken Krall 13751 at http://wxpr.org State Offers Propane Assistance Propane Supply Under Pressure http://wxpr.org/post/propane-supply-under-pressure <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the cold winter we’ve been having, those heating with propane may be wincing at the cost of filling a tank. &nbsp;P</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">rices this winter are up more than 60 cents since this time last year.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 21:52:26 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12874 at http://wxpr.org Propane Supply Under Pressure