propane en Deduction For Propane Cost Killed In 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 Deduction For Propane Cost Killed In Legislature Propane Help For 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 Propane Help For Lower-Income Residents Offered Hundreds Seek Assistance With 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 Hundreds Seek Assistance With Energy Bills 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 State Offers Propane Assistance 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 Propane Supply Under Pressure