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Health Care Navigators @ the Library

affordable care act

Open enrollment on the Insurance Marketplace ends March 31, 2014. This is also the date by which individuals must be enrolled to avoid the penalty.

For those who still do not have health insurance or have questions about the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), the Tulsa City-County Library and area organizations are available to help.

Vote for Tulsa, Union & Jenks Schools Tuesday Feb 11

school bond vote

It's school election day tomorrow, Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

Votes will be cast for 2 Tulsa Independent School District Board members (office nos. 4 and 7) and a Tulsa Technology Center Board member.

Votes will also be cast on bond propositions for Union and Jenks Schools.

Access sample ballots here: http://www.tulsacounty.org/TulsaCounty/dynamic.aspx?id=10698

Propane Assistance Available for Low-Income Families

propane tank

Limited funding for propane assistance in low-income households will be available to eligible applicants under the Energy Crisis Assistance Program (ECAP).

Starting Tuesday, Feb. 4, propane users in low-income households will have the opportunity to submit an application to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) for propane assistance.

Click here to view a list of local DHS agencies.

State of the Union Action Items... the Library can Help

save the middle class

Last night was the State of the Union Address... it was President Barrack Obama's fifth State of the Union. A large focus of this year's speech was on the middle class -- " But what I offer tonight is a set of concrete, practical proposals to speed up growth, strengthen the middle class, and build new ladders of opportunity into the middle class."

Free Tax Assistance

taxes

MyFreeTaxes is an online Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site that provides free online Federal tax filing for individuals or families with a combined income under $58,000 in 2013.

Have a QUESTION while you are preparing your return? Certified tax coaches can help!

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