Energy Assistance and the Elderly: Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, March 4, 1982
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1982 - Aged - 198 pages
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Page 21 - The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
Page 5 - I would ask unanimous consent that my opening statement be included in the record. Mr.
Page 162 - I would be happy to attempt, to answer any questions you might have.
Page 105 - Act; (5) provide, in a manner consistent with the efficient and timely payment of benefits, that the highest level of assistance will be furnished to those households which have the lowest incomes and the highest energy costs in relation to income, taking into account family size...
Page 80 - Services and through the Community Development Block Grant Program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Page 105 - It is the purpose of this title to make grants to States to provide assistance to eligible households to offset the rising costs of home energy that are excessive in relation to household income.
Page 14 - I want to thank each of you for taking the time to be with us today.
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