Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of August 1, 2010


Quote of the Week:

"The economic rescue package that President Obama put in place was essential to turning the economy around."

Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner in an editorial in The New York Times, on the impact of the stimulus program on the country's economic recovery.


photo: Paul Santos FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"YouthBuild Fall River helps these troubled teens turn their lives around and become productive members of the community."

Paul Santos, a YouthBuild Fall River graduate, on being hired to work on its stimulus-funded program.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Providing a Head Start on Life Read more.


Stimulus helps fund small biz clean energy grants

photo: Building
The Department of Energy will award $188 million to small businesses in 34 states to develop technologies with a strong potential for commercialization and job creation and to help those businesses bring clean energy ideas to the marketplace. The award includes $73 million in Recovery Act funding. There are 39 projects in 24 Massachusetts-based companies that will receive awards. Read more.




Stimulus Stories: Giving Fall River youth opportunity and hope

photo: YouthBuild Fall River Crew
For teens raised in poverty, it is difficult to find opportunity -- or hope. YouthBuild Fall River is addressing this with the help of a $1.1 million stimulus grant that is enabling the agency in this South coast city to provide youth with education, training and support. 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: Energy Payment/Office Assistant - Quincy Community Action Programs

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Department of Public Works Municipal Garage HVAC Replacement - City of Marlborough

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