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Why Poor Americans Have Some of the Highest Electricity Bills

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“People who earn less aren’t just paying more for electricity as a percentage of their income—they’re paying more because it actually costs them more per square foot,” Moore says.

Sad. Is there anything they can do about it?

Subsidies for upgrades would help.

Yes. Seems like something many people would be in favor of. 

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