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Jennifer Potter is a commissioner on Hawaii's Public Utility Commission. She and her colleagues are retooling more than a hundred years of regulatory precedent to get Hawaii's monopoly utility to 100% renewable electricity. Julia Simon for NPR hide caption

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Climate

Biden's climate agenda is stalled in Congress. In Hawaii, one key part is going ahead

Hawaii gets most of its electricity from oil and coal. So the state is trying an experiment to get the utility off fossil fuels - and becoming a model for regulators across the US.

Not A Day Goes By (Act One) Jacqueline Dankworth & Cantwell, Michael
Letters to the Void Metaform

Laura Sifuentes lives in Rosedale, Miss. The government's Child Tax Credit, a monthly payment for many American parents with kids, helped her financially when she had to give up her job to care of her kids, nieces and nephews during the pandemic. Stephan Bisaha/Gulf States Newsroom/Stephan Bisaha/Gulf States Newsroom hide caption

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Why many Americans continue to struggle despite trillions of dollars in pandemic aid

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Jennifer Potter is a commissioner on Hawaii's Public Utility Commission. She and her colleagues are retooling more than a hundred years of regulatory precedent to get Hawaii's monopoly utility to 100% renewable electricity. Julia Simon for NPR hide caption

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Biden's climate agenda is stalled in Congress. In Hawaii, one key part is going ahead

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Solar Power Lorde
Spaghetti City of the Sun
The End of Macbeth Carter Burwell
Channa Mereya Pritam & Ajay Singha

President Biden acknowledged his administration's recent struggles Friday while speaking about the bipartisan infrastructure bill he signed into law last year. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden's bad week and the unreality of great expectations

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Spiral Nujabes
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C. Carter Cordae
Taste Kaytranada & VanJess

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