CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 12, 2011
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(Dallas: Mark Strassmann) The decision by Texas legislators to keep funds from the LITE-UP Texas program, which is meant to help the poor pay their utility bills, in order to avoid a tax increase featured; projected collection of funds vs. expected payout compared. [Senior Mary Ann TORRES- says all the poor people are forgotten.] [State representative Sylvester TURNER- says the government is addicted to this fund.] The heat-related death of an elderly man who couldn’t afford his electric bill noted.
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