CNET News Daily Podcast: Is Cash for Caulkers getting closer?

CNET reporter Martin LaMonica has more on Home Star, also known as Cash for Caulkers, a proposed multibillion dollar program designed to create jobs and lower homeowners' energy bills.

We should know within several weeks whether Cash for Caulkers, a proposed multibillion dollar program designed to create jobs and lower homeowners' energy bills, will become law. CNET reporter Martin LaMonica has more on the program and who's getting onboard.

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Today's stories:

T-Mobile data issues hit Nexus One owners

Congressional sites defaced after Obama speech

Gates promises $10 billion for vaccines

Energy-harvesting rubber could power phones

At Vancouver Olympics, straw battles sun, rain

'Home Star' program to plug home energy retrofit

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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