Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of January 3, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act put billions into the economy at its darkest hour and it has done so with unprecedented levels of transparency for how the money is being spent."
Deirdre Cummings, Noah Berger and Pam Wilmot, respectively legislative director of MASSPIRG, executive director of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center and executive director of Common Cause, in an op-ed on the Recovery Act.

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photo: ken lavallee FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"We were facing an absolutely devastating situation here if we did not receive those funds."
Lowell Police Chief Ken Lavallee, on the stimulus awards that his police department received that allowed it to retain 26 police officers.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Stimulus Funds Help Banneker Students Succeed Read more

Stimulus saves English literacy class

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A $50K Recovery Act award saved the Everett Literacy Program, one of the largest English for Students of Other Languages program for immigrant adults in the state. "When we got the news that we would be able to bring those 54 students and rehire teachers thanks to this grant, it was like an unexpected miracle happening," said Meg English, the program's coordinator. Read more.



Stimulus-funded energy appliance rebate program to start

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Massachusetts will offer a Home Appliance Energy Rebate Program. Residents who buy Energy Star-rated dishwashers, washing machines, freezers and refrigerators will be eligible for mail-in rebates. Read more.






WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Child support services

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