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Veronica Stovall, left, helped her father, Joseph L. Davis, apply for a federally-funded energy-efficiency program in 2021. It turned up significant repair needs. Hannah Yoon for NPR hide caption

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A low-income energy-efficiency program gets $3.5B boost, but leaves out many in need

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act adds the funds over the next five years to help Americans save on energy their bills. But many of homes are in such poor condition they do not qualify.

Veronica Stovall, left, helped her father, Joseph L. Davis, apply for a federally-funded energy-efficiency program in 2021. It turned up significant repair needs. Hannah Yoon for NPR hide caption

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A low-income energy-efficiency program gets $3.5B boost, but leaves out many in need

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Artist Jill Magid had 120,000 pennies inscribes with, "The body was already so fragile." Tender (film), 2021 hide caption

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Tender (film), 2021

She inscribed 120,000 NYC pennies with a pandemic message. Is one in your pocket?

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