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Contractors hired by Austin Energy weatherize a South Austin home with funding from the federal stimulus program.
Contractors hired by Austin Energy weatherize a South Austin home with funding from the federal stimulus program.

After Rocky Start, Texas' Weatherization Program Thrives

Despite the disdain of Texas' Republican leadership, the state's component of the Obama administration's Weatherization Assistance Program has been quite successful — surpassing its goal of weatherizing more than 38,000 homes.