Cash for caulkers gets gummed up by bureaucrats

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has run a weatherization program since the 1970s, but it received a serious jolt of stimulus in 2009 that added $5 billion to the established program. Under the stimulus version, community-action agencies can spend up to $6,500 in the homes of low-income families ...

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