Category: NASCSP Updates

Response to Budget Justification: WAP

June 1, 2017

Last week the Trump Administration released its full budget for Fiscal Year 2018. Regrettably, this proposal sharply cuts funding by 18 percent at the Department of Energy (DOE) and calls for the elimination of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). In its “Major Savings and Reforms ” document and the DOE budget justification, the Administration provides its rationale behind these cuts.


Weatherization Advocates Testify in Congressional Hearing

May 3, 2017

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Eric Behna (, 202-624-5996)   May 3, 2017- Washington D.C. – Several advocates testified before the House Energy and Water Appropriations subcommittee today in support of fiscal year 2018 funding for various federal energy efficiency programs. In March, the Trump Administration released its budget blueprint which slashed funding to


CSBG: Empowering States and Local Communities to Lead on Poverty

March 28, 2017

By: Eric Behna, Program & Policy Analyst Critics of the U.S. social safety net have often painted federal antipoverty programs as being overly proscriptive and out of touch with actual Americans in need. The Republican authored “A Better Way” antipoverty plan repeatedly emphasizes the need for state and local leadership, asserting that “state and local leaders are in the best


A Step in a New Direction

May 20, 2016

“If there is one statement that is true about the Weatherization Assistance Program [WAP] it is that things are always moving and changing. The purpose of this email shows that this continues to be true. After 28 years in Indiana’s WAP I am taking a step in a new direction. I have accepted the position of Energy Services Director with NASCSP.” The above language is taken from the email


ROMA Next Generation Release!

March 3, 2016

ROMA Next Generation is the last piece in a broader national effort to strengthen the performance management culture of the CSBG Network. Thanks in large part to the hard work of the ROMA Next Generation Workgroup, our partners, and colleagues, as well as continued dialogue across the CSBG Network, we are pleased to release ROMA Next Generation! ROMA Next Generation Focuses on integrating

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