Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of January 10, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"This is the kind of movement that happens once in a decade, if that."
Paul Reville, the state's secretary of education on the $250 million new federal stimulus program -- Race to the Top -- that could provide additional funding to school districts throughout the state.

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photo: ken lavallee FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"Stimulus funds enabled our program to expand."
Next Steps Counselor Coordinator Carol Lynch, on the ARRA-funded job development grant her career resource organization received.








YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell Read more

ARRA Awards help build, preserve affordable rental housing

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The state will invest $153.9 million in 26 affordable housing projects in 17 communities across the state. ARRA, along with various affordable housing programs and private investment, is funding the projects, which will create or preserve 1,305 rental homes. Read more.


Stimulus funds go to re-employment programs

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The state's 37 One-Stop Career Centers will benefit from $8 million in stimulus funds. The Commonwealth has received $4 million for this year to support its re-employment services programs, and it is scheduled to receive an additional $4 million in stimulus funds for the next year. 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: Health/Nutrition Specialist

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Visitor Way-finding Improvement Plan

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