President Releases FY 2003 Budget Significant Cuts Proposed for LIHEAP

Contact: Mark Wolfe
Phone: 202-237-5199
Date: February 4, 2002

The President’s 2003 Budget would reduce LIHEAP funding by 21.4% from $1.7 billion to $1.4 billion for FY 2003.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
FY 2003 President’s Budget Request vs. Actual 2002/2001 ($’s in 000’s)

1 Includes $300 million in authorized emergency funds.
2 Adm. Budget also requests $300 million in emergency funds.
3 Includes payments to Territories and HHS training and technical assistance funds.

For further information contact: Mark Wolfe, National Energy Assistance Directors’ Association. Prepared 2/4/02

STATE

FY 2001
Appropriation

FY2001
Emergency

Total Available
FY 2001

FY 20021
Appropriation

FY 20032
Administration

Difference
(FY 2003-FY 2002)

Alabama

$11,786

$6,922

$18,708

$14,364

$11,786

($2,578)

Alaska

7,523

4,350

11,873

9,168

7,523

(1,645)

Arizona

5,700

2,943

8,643

6,947

5,700

(1,247)

Arkansas

8,993

5,325

14,318

10,960

8,993

(1,967)

California

63,226

39,268

102,494

77,054

63,226

(13,828)

Colorado

22,045

14,080

36,125

26,866

22,045

(4,821)

Connecticut

28,758

18,739

47,497

35,047

28,758

(6,289)

Delaware

3,817

2,407

6,224

4,652

3,817

(835)

Dist. of Col.

4,466

2,759

7,225

5,443

4,466

(977)

Florida

18,648

7,874

26,522

22,726

18,648

(4,078)

Georgia

14,744

8,918

23,662

17,969

14,744

(3,225)

Hawaii

1,485

507

1,992

1,810

1,485

(325)

Idaho

8,599

4,093

12,692

10,480

8,599

(1,881)

Illinois

79,598

52,882

132,480

97,006

79,598

(17,408)

Indiana

36,040

22,871

58,911

43,922

36,040

(7,882)

Iowa

25,542

16,751

42,293

31,128

25,542

(5,586)

Kansas

11,730

7,791

19,521

14,295

11,730

(2,565)

Kentucky

18,755

10,150

28,905

22,857

18,755

(4,102)

Louisiana

12,049

7,032

19,081

14,684

12,049

(2,635)

Maine

18,631

11,350

29,981

22,706

18,631

(4,075)

Maryland

22,020

13,600

35,620

26,836

22,020

(4,816)

Massachusetts

57,526

37,238

94,764

70,107

57,526

(12,581)

Michigan

75,572

51,448

127,020

92,100

75,572

(16,528)

Minnesota

54,445

34,782

89,227

66,352

54,445

(11,907)

Mississippi

10,104

6,024

16,128

12,314

10,104

(2,210)

Missouri

31,795

19,637

51,432

38,749

31,795

(6,954)

Montana

10,086

5,683

15,769

12,292

10,086

(2,206)

Nebraska

12,631

8,337

20,968

15,393

12,631

(2,762)

Nevada

2,677

1,392

4,069

3,262

2,677

(585)

New Hampshire

10,889

6,865

17,754

13,270

10,889

(2,381)

New Jersey

53,404

36,143

89,547

65,083

53,404

(11,679)

New Mexico

7,136

4,496

11,632

8,697

7,136

(1,561)

New York

174,373

117,290

291,663

212,508

174,373

(38,135)

North Carolina

25,987

14,125

40,112

31,670

25,987

(5,683)

North Dakota

10,957

6,251

17,208

13,353

10,957

(2,396)

Ohio

70,417

45,286

115,703

85,817

70,417

(15,400)

Oklahoma

10,833

6,683

17,516

13,202

10,833

(2,369)

Oregon

17,086

7,493

24,579

20,823

17,086

(3,737)

Pennsylvania

93,664

61,033

154,697

114,148

93,664

(20,484)

Rhode Island

9,469

6,408

15,877

11,540

9,469

(2,071)

South Carolina

9,360

5,145

14,505

11,407

9,360

(2,047)

South Dakota

8,899

5,282

14,181

10,845

8,899

(1,946)

Tennessee

18,998

8,990

27,988

23,153

18,998

(4,155)

Texas

31,025

17,975

49,000

37,810

31,025

(6,785)

Utah

10,244

6,688

16,932

12,484

10,244

(2,240)

Vermont

8,161

4,971

13,132

9,946

8,161

(1,785)

Virginia

26,823

14,401

41,224

32,689

26,823

(5,866)

Washington

28,104

11,780

39,884

34,250

28,104

(6,146)

West Virginia

12,412

6,980

19,392

15,127

12,412

(2,715)

Wisconsin

49,008

31,726

80,734

59,726

49,008

(10,718)

Wyoming

4,102

2,550

6,652

4,999

4,102

(897)

Other3

2158

1286

3,444

2,553

2158

(395)

Leveraging

27,500

0

27,500

27,500

27,500

0

TOTAL

$1,400,000

$855,000

$2,255,000

$1,700,000

$1,400,000

($300,000)