Operation Fuel running out of money

State officials say the Operation Fuel program is running out of money and could be in danger.Right now, the state has about $2 million set

HARTFORD - State officials say the Operation Fuel program is running out of money and could be in danger.

Right now, the state has about $2 million set aside to help low-income and disabled households pay for heat and electricity.

State officials say the poor economy led to an unprecedented number of people asking for assistance this past winter.

Officials say that without more money, some people could have their electricity turned off starting May 1.

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