Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of January 31, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"That gives us the opportunity to go down the list of projects we thought we couldn't afford. We had a long list. It didn't take us long to find alternative uses for those funds."
State Highway Commissioner Luisa Paiewonsky, on the stimulus-funded road and bridge construction projects that have come in below the state's original estimate, resulting in $59.5 million in savings.

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photo: steve burns FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"It was like hitting the lottery. I'm very happy."
Rail worker Steve Burns, on getting a job on the stimulus-funded project to upgrade the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, after being out of work for two years.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Citizen's Update: Recovery Act Puts Thousands to Work in Massachusetts

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The Massachusetts Recovery & Reinvestment Office issued its second Citizens' Update, detailing the administration's stimulus investments for the last three months of 2009. Read what the Governor had to say and get the







ARRA funds go to business empowerment center

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Recovery Act funds were awarded to Worcester's Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Empowerment Center, which prepares participants for jobs or apprenticeships in construction trades and related occupations. Read more.








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