Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of May 8, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"This critical legislation provided tax relief to middle-class families and small businesses, gave assistance to the Americans hit hardest by the recession, invested in the private sector to strengthen our nation's infrastructure for the future and helped to save over 3 million jobs and counting by avoiding layoffs of first responders and teachers."

Senator John Kerry, in an editorial, on why he is glad the legislature passed the Recovery Act.


photo: Andrew Colburn FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"My life has completely turned around."

Andrew Colburn, on the stimulus-funded weatherization program at the South Middlesex Opportunity council that provided him with a job and the ability to move out of a homeless shelter.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: The impact of stimulus: It goes on and on and on Read more.


MA health care technology highlighted at conference

photo: Health Information Technology
Governor Patrick addressed health care and business leaders from across New England during the Administration's recent health IT conference in Worcester. Massachusetts has received $28 million in Recovery Act funding to support health IT initiatives across the state. Massachusetts is the first state in the nation to reach its goal of enrolling health care providers to adopt the use of electronic health records. and don't miss Worcester Telegram & Gazette's coverage.



Stimulus Stories: Revitalizing Revere, from Wonderland to the shore

photo: Wonderland Parking Garage Project
Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino has been trying to develop the Revere waterfront - and revitalize this beachside town - for over a decade. But in order to get a development project going on beachfront property near the Wonderland T station, a parking garage needed to be built at the T station. But bridging the funding gap to get the garage built was impossible - until the stimulus program came along. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Teller Operations Specialist

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Bedford Lane School HVAC Controls Upgrade

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