Another band of snow will move into the region tonight. That plus temperatures into the lower 20s will create slick spots across the mountains. Additional accumulation of up to a half inch is possible in the valleys, while up to an additional inch is possible on the ridges. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A program that subsidizes the cost of telephone service for low-income consumers is ending in the next few days, but Kentucky Public Service Commission Chairman David Armstrong wants Kentucky residents to know another program is continuing.
The Link-Up program, which provides subsidies for some of the initial cost of phone service, is ending on Monday. The change is part of an effort by the Federal Communications Commission to overhaul low-income assistance programs as it shifts the focus toward high-speed Internet service.
But Armstrong says the Lifeline program will remain intact. That program helps pay the cost of monthly phone service for eligible consumers.
He says the proportion of households participating in Kentucky is lower than in neighboring states, indicating many who are eligible aren't participating.
For more information, visit http://psc.ky.gov/agencies/psc/consumer/lifeline.pdf .
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