More Texas Families Seeking Assistance Paying Heating BillsThe temperature may be plunging but that also means a lot of electric bills are skyrocketing. The harsh winter has forced more North Texans than ever to seek financial assistance or face having their heat cut off.
After Bitter Winter Blast, Higher Heating Bills Will Likely ArriveFirst, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it's the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats -- and kept them there. After mother nature's bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.
Food Bank Struggling To Pay $10K Electricity Bill Community Food Bank serves 1400 people a day, and is the only place that offers fresh produce and meat. But it's facing a financial problem that could close it's doors.

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