Cash for Caulkers

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Obama: Insulation Is 'Sexy'

President goes to Home Depot to pitch 'cash for caulkers'

(Newser) - President Obama set up his official podium at Home Depot today to pitch what some are calling his “cash for caulkers” program. Obama wants Congress to give consumers cash incentives to make their homes more energy-efficient. “I know the idea may not be very glamorous, although I get... More »

Obama Pushes Tax Breaks for Small Businesses

President lays out ideas to create jobs

(Newser) - President Obama proposed a series of job-creating ideas today to supplement the original stimulus plan, with an emphasis on helping small businesses through tax breaks and a suspension of their capital gains taxes. He also called for spending on highways and other infrastructure projects as well as the so-called “... More »

Here Comes Cash for Caulkers

Obama gets behind incentives for weatherizing, energy efficiency

(Newser) - Gentlemen, start your weatherizing. Cash for Caulkers, a program to provide financial incentives to homeowners to make their abodes more energy-efficient, looks like a go. The stimulus proposal has been kicking around Washington for a few weeks, but President Obama has taken a shine to it, reports the New York ... More »

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