Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of February 20, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"ARRA served over the last two years to sustain the fledgling American clean technology industry at a time when it was hard hit by economywide contractions in capital investment and struggling to remain globally competitive in the absence of a clear national energy policy."

Bracken Hendricks and Jorge Madrid, in an editorial on the impact the Recovery Act had on the clean energy industry in the US.


photo: Karen Friedman and Peggy Andreas FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"I feel like it's such a vital team in terms of caring for families and trying to keep families together."

Karen Friedman, a nurse practitioner who was hired for the Family Team at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program with stimulus funds, on the work she and her group does providing healthcare to homeless children and their families.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Stimulus turns two: Why it matters Read more.


Stimulus-funded OpenCape broadband initiative preparing to launch

photo: Power lines
OpenCape, the stimulus-funded broadband initiative for southeastern Massachusetts, is working on the network's design, leasing poles and getting ready to bid construction of the network. The initiative received $32 million in stimulus funds and according to OpenCape President Dan Gallagher 400 jobs can be expected to be created. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Providing access to healthcare, even for the homeless

photo: Healthcare for the Homeless
The staff at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program believe that just because someone is homeless doesn't mean they shouldn't have access to quality health care. The 25-year old agency serves over 11,000 people a year and it is two stimulus grants that are helping them continue in their mission and help them do it better. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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Opportunities for Individuals:

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Wraparound Zone Project Coordinator - Educational Specialist

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Worcester Housing Authority - Building Project

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