Weatherization Assistance Program Marks 40 Years of Serving Low-Income Families

June 30, 2016

By Eric Behna, Program and Policy Analyst On August 14th, 1976 President Gerald Ford signed H.R. 12169, also known as the Energy Conservation and Production Act. Title IV of this legislation instructed the administrator of the Federal Energy Administration (now the Department of Energy) to establish a weatherization program in order to “increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or


Reflections on the State of the Union 2016

January 13, 2016

By Rae Tamblyn, Research and Communications Analyst In his final State of the Union, President Barack Obama reflected on the major achievements of his administration, and highlighted areas that will continue to challenge us to do better. Access to Economic Opportunity: While no longer devastated by a major recession, it is essential that “we give everyone a fair shot at opportunity and

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A Bargain at Any Price

January 10, 2014

– By Timothy R. Warfield, Executive Director, NASCSP – As many of us around the country are digging out of a deep freeze, things are heating up on Capitol Hill. The big news is that Congress is actually working on a budget! Even more shocking, there’s a real possibility of some bipartisan agreement. CSBG reauthorization discussions may begin this year as well. Huh?! Perhaps someplace


Beat the Cold with NASCSP Webinars

January 9, 2014

Baby, it's cold outside, but we've got you covered with the hottest news and topics of the day! Kick start the new year with our JANUARY HOT TOPICS Webinar lineup and save your space today! Beat the cold with warm conversation, from the comfort of your own office. Share the love and pass this on to friends and colleagues.  


WAP and SEP Briefing

November 16, 2011

By Rebecca Stewart The Northeast-Midwest coalition, in conjunction with the National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), hosted a briefing on the importance of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and the State Energy Program (SEP) on Tuesday, October 17th in the Capitol Visitor’s Center in

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