Stay Connected! The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commssioners (NARUC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are designating September 14-20 as “National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week.” Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides discounted wireline or wireless phone service to eligible low-income consumers. To see if you qualify, visit www.lifelinesupport.org. Existing subscribers may be required to verify their continued eligibility for Lifeline. For more information, visit www.usac.org or call the FCC at 888-225-5322.