The recent cold snap has sent energy bills soaring, busting family budgets across the country. CEA’s David Holt discussed this recently with The Post and Courier.
The government recommends that people put 8 percent of their monthly income toward utilities, Holt said. People who are closer to the poverty level may spend 30 percent to 40 percent of their disposable income on energy, and after the winter storm, 30 jumps to 60. That’s fundamentally unfair.
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