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    LIHEAP State Plan

    The Department of Public Welfare's Final Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) State Plan was submitted to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for Federal Fiscal Year 2014. You may view a copy of the plan here.

    In addition to soliciting advice from the LIHEAP Advisory Committee (LAC), the Department of Public Welfare held public hearings on the LIHEAP proposed Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 in compliance with Federal LIHEAP requirements.

    • This year, hearings were held in Philadelphia (July 9), Harrisburg (July 11) and Pittsburgh (July 17).
    • A total of 52 people attended the hearings: 26 in Philadelphia; 9 in Harrisburg; and 17 in Pittsburgh.
    • A total of 16 individuals or organizations provided oral testimony at the hearings and 7 individuals or organizations presented written mail-in testimony.

    Testimony from the hearings may be viewed here.