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Double-digit Rise in Energy Costs Will Hurt Lower and Middle Income Families this Winter

By Pat Bradley

Plattsburgh, NY – Consumers hit with sharply higher gasoline costs trhoughout the region need to get ready for higher heating bills this winter. While low income advocates across the region are bracing for a rough winter, they are also concerned that many in the middle class will begin to feel the pinch as heating bills rise as much as 30-percent this winter.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.