Senate Democrats Unveil A Comprehensive Energy Relief Package To Assist New York Families


(Albany, NY) Senate Democrats will unveil a comprehensive energy relief package that will reduce financial burdens on low-and middle-income families. The proposed legislation offers reforms to existing energy programs, including a plan to provide up to $4,500 in home weatherization improvement benefits. The plan also includes an immediate tax rebate, awarding families up to $1,000 in emergency assistance.
WHO:             Democratic State Senators Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn), 
                     Ruth Hassell-Thompson (D-Bronx), 
                     William Stachowski (D-Buffalo),
                     and Democratic Senate Colleagues
DATE:            Thursday, August 7, 2008
TIME:             2:00 PM
                       Albany, NY 
                            The press is encouraged to attend.