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Richard Kremer, Wisconsin Public Radio

Demand is still high for home heating assistance in Wisconsin, even though spring has officially arrived.


Since October 2013, more than 184,000 households have received around $56 million to help pay for heating bills through the state's Low Income Home Heating Assistance Program. Department of Administration representative Stephanie Marquis says that's around 10,000 more households than during the same period the year before.

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