U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Kansas City Democrat, sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting more funding for a federal program that helps low-income Americans pay their heating and cooling bills. Federal funding has dropped since 2010.
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Kansas City Democrat, sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting more funding for a federal program that helps low-income Americans pay their heating and cooling bills. Federal funding has dropped since 2010. File photo The Kansas City Star
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Kansas City Democrat, sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting more funding for a federal program that helps low-income Americans pay their heating and cooling bills. Federal funding has dropped since 2010. File photo The Kansas City Star

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver urges President Obama to increase heating help for the poor

January 15, 2015 2:30 PM