Full Title: Energy Bills Strain Louisiana Seniors’ Budgets
Author(s): Eugene M. Trisko
Publisher(s): 60 Plus Association
Publication Date: 1/2014
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Low‐ and fixed‐income seniors are among the most vulnerable to electric rate and other energy price increases. Current and pending U.S. EPA regulations will increase the price of electricity in Louisiana at rates above the general rate of inflation. Just maintaining the energy budget status quo for Louisiana’s 65+ fixed income population requires stable electricity and other energy prices that do not increase above the rate of inflation.