On July 29, Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), reintroduced legislation (H.R. 3420) to "reauthorize the weatherization and State Energy Programs." The bill reauthorizes the Weatherization Assistance Program at $450 million per year for FY2016 through FY2020 and the State Energy Program at $75 million per year for FY2016 through FY2020. Congressman Tonko is joined by 10 co-sponsors on the bill including, Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.; and Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi, D-Puerto Rico.
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