Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of April 18, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"Not only will this grant result in significant energy efficiency improvements and cost savings at Jack Satter House, it will serve as a model for how other organizations can incorporate sustainable, green building elements to create environmentally friendly communities.''

Len Fishman, CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife, on the $4 million stimulus award that will fund a green retrofit for the low income senior housing community.


photo: Brittany Campbell and Family FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"I can go to bed at night knowing I can go to work and support my family."
Brittany Campbell, a mother of two, on the stimulus-funded child care placement that enabled her to keep her job at Community Teamwork.







YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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MBTA launching fleet of new stim-funded hybrid buses

photo: Bus
A new fleet of hybrid buses was purchased with stimulus funding and will allow the MBTA to serve more bus riders on some of its most popular routes. The buses will reduce pollution in Boston neighborhoods by 20% or more. Read more.





Stimulus Stories: Stimulus up close: MassRRO director Jeffrey Simon visits Western Mass

photo: Jeffrey Simon at Berkshire Elder Services Kitchen
Jeffrey Simon, director of the Massachusetts Recovery & Reinvestment Office, took a two-day "stimulus tour" of Berkshire County to see the impact of stimulus in the western part of the Commonwealth. Read more and see what The Berkshire Eagle and National Public Radio had to say on the visit.





WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Trade Fiscal Specialist

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Web-based Online Graduate Admissions Application and Prospect Management Tool

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