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NASCSP Statement on the FY 2019 Budget

For Immediate Release (February 12, 2018, Washington, D.C.)- Today the Trump Administration released its FY 2019 budget proposal, doubling down on last year’s unprecedented cuts. The budget calls for the elimination of three programs critical to America’s working families –  the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and the Low Income … Continue reading

Black History Month: Black Anti-Poverty Advocates You Should Know

Black History Month is a yearly celebration of achievements and accomplishments by African Americans. It is also a time for highlighting the role that black Americans have had in shaping in U.S. history. During February, NASCSP will be highlighting a few influential black anti-poverty advocates. Check back here each week to learn more!   Week … Continue reading

WAP and Veterans Day: A Message from the NASCSP Energy Services Director

By: Ray Judy,  NASCSP Energy Services Director   October 5, 1981. This is a date that continues to be very important to me. That was the date I boarded a plane that would end with a bus ride to Lackland Air Force Base. The night would be a short one. A late arrival on base, standing … Continue reading

Guest Blog: Confronting Energy Poverty in Today’s Changing Energy Markets

By: Elizabeth R. Marx, Supervising Attorney, Pennsylvania Utility Law Project Energy powers our modern world.  It brews our coffee in the morning and provides light in our children’s room at night. It is, quite simply, what makes our lives and our homes “livable.”  But today, in the richest nation in the world, a vast and … Continue reading

A Message from the NASCSP Energy Services Director: Happy Weatherization Day!

“To reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, and children, by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety.” This is the guiding principle for the Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). On the surface it seems like a simple enough statement. … Continue reading

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