Hoeven Welcomes HHS Decision to Provide More Than $22 Million in Energy Assistance to North Dakotans Facing Cold Weather

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute $22 million in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding to help low-income North Dakotans heat their homes this winter. The funding also includes more than $5 million for North Dakota tribes.

“As winter approaches, it’s important for us to ensure that North Dakotans have the resources they need to keep their homes safe and warm,” Hoeven said. “These LIHEAP funds will help North Dakotans in need, including those living on reservations, to pay their energy bills during the upcoming winter.”