New State Funding Efforts Target Utility Bill Struggles

More relief could be on the way in some Kentucky communities.

Posted: Jan 25, 2021 8:03 PM

Kentuckians may soon have a new source to turn to when it comes to overdue utilities.

The state is offering cities and counties up to $200,00 dollars each to share with residents in need.

If local governments apply, those living in Kentucky could get up to $250 per month for a 6 month period.

In total, the Bluegrass has $38 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to hand out to those struggling to pay their electric, gas, water, or sewer bills.

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The combination of sunshine and southerly winds will make for another abnormally mild day throughout the Ohio Valley - expect an afternoon high temperature near 69° this afternoon. Friday evening looks as though it will be just as pleasant; after seeing the upper 60s earlier in the day, we'll dip to 60° by 5 PM before falling towards 54° around 7 o’clock. We are however, watching a passing low pressure system and accompanying cold front that is expected to pass through the Tri-State late Friday evening and early Saturday morning.
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