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Markey, other Democrats call for increased fuel aid

US Representative Edward J. Markey joined with other House Democrats on Tuesday to reintroduce legislation to expand funding for residential heating assistance before the so-called sequester kicks in.

Markey and four other New England lawmakers, including James McGovern of Massachusetts, are seeking increased funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program that helps thousands of Bay State families and millions across the country.

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