Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of May 23, 2010

photo: South Station Exhibit Special Exhibit: The Faces of Economic Recovery

From May 17 through May 31, an exhibition highlighting real people across the Commonwealth who have been impacted by the Recovery Act will be shown in South Station. More Info.



Quote of the Week:

"I expect [Massachusetts] will continue to successfully implement this program and serve as a model for other States around the nation."

Congressman James Oberstar, chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, in a letter to Governor Patrick commending the state for having obligated 100 percent of its funding for wastewater infrastructure under the Recovery Act.


photo: Joe Vogel FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"We expect to maintain jobs for the community here."
Joseph Vogel, of WES Construction, on the green energy projects in Fairhaven that will enable his firm to hire up to 30 people in different sectors of the building trades.



YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Generating Energy From Waste: Fairhaven Discovers the Power of Sludge Read more


Massachusetts Awarded $13 Million Stimulus-Funded Data Systems Grant

photo: School Kids
The US Department of Education has awarded Massachusetts a $13 million stimulus grant for the development of a statewide data system designed to track student progress from early childhood through adult employment. The data will provide educators with access to comprehensive data on student performance that will be used to meet the individual needs of students. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Dorchester Center Gets Stimulus Help in the Fight Against Poverty

photo: Dorchester Neighborhood Service Centers Managers
The Dorchester Neighborhood Service Centers is on the front lines in the fight against poverty. The recent recession only made this struggle more challenging. It is for this reason that the stimulus grant that came to the center through Boston ABCD went to hire six staff members and enabled the center to open a satellite office. 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: Electrical Engineer

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Abatement and Installation of Flooring

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