Afternoon TEA: Tough Choices
Did you know?
American household budgets are taking a major hit during the Coronavirus crisis. But, even when we aren’t in the midst of such a massive crisis, 78 percent of American households live paycheck to paycheck – forcing them to make tough budgeting decisions all too often.
Studies have shown that in order to pay their energy costs, 36 percent of low-income households have gone without food for at least a day and 31 percent didn’t fill a prescription or took less than their full dose.
Those are tough choices to make. That’s why we need to make sure energy options like abundant and low-cost natural gas continue to be an option for households trying to make ends meet.
If you’re facing tough choices right now, check out the links below for some advice and information while we get through these challenging times.
Key Coronavirus News and Information
Columbus Dispatch: Utilities suspend disconnections during coronavirus outbreak