The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing financial assistance to several counties that sustained damage from winter storms.
FEMA is granting Indiana's appeal to help pay for the expenses counties incurred during winter storms earlier this year.
Vectren says it‘s a sign that more people are finding work, and it‘s also due to low natural gas prices.
The Trade Adjustment Assistance program is made available to workers who are displaced due to foreign imports or shifts in production out of the country.
The latest numbers of people seeking money to help pay their high winter energy bills may be decreasing.
Skillman says the state is still doing assessments to apply for more federal assistance.
Individuals in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties will have access to federal funding to help recover from the devastation.
Under current law, families must apply for the assistance within one year of the service member returning home.
Indiana Department of Homeland Security should have the appeal on the governor's desk by the end of the week.
It can take months for FEMA to approval assistance for individual disaster areas.