Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a fifth of Americans spent 22 percent of their after tax income on energy costs; most experts deem energy making up no more than 17% of a family budget affordable. Subsequently tax payers end up supporting families who cannot afford to heat their homes.
Jacki Daily shared this and many other terrifying statistics on this weekend's "Jacki Daily Show," but there is hope. She said that pipelines delivering the United States' 200-year supply of natural gas to cities decrease the cost of energy for all.
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