Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of July 10, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"Now, without relitigating the past, I'm absolutely convinced, and the vast majority of economists are convinced, that the steps we took in the Recovery Act saved millions of people their jobs or created a whole bunch of jobs."

President Barack Obama, on the impact of the stimulus program on the US economy.


photo: Joe Graham FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"I'm grateful for those stimulus funds. Without them, I wouldn't be here."

Joe Graham, a civil engineer, on the job he got on the stimulus-funded North Bank Bridge project.



YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Stimulus-funded solar arrays at five DOC sites come online

photo: Train
Five stimulus-funded solar photovoltaic (PV) installations came online this week at Department of Corrections' (DOC) sites throughout the state and are now producing clean, homegrown, renewable electricity for on-campus use. Stimulus funds of just over $2 million were used to implement these projects. The Division of Capital Asset Management is managing these DOC projects as well as 13 other solar installation projects across the state at various state owned facilities. Read more.


Stimulus Stories: Connecting parks, linking neighborhoods

photo: North Bank Bridge Project
The concept of connecting East Cambridge to City Square in Charlestown along the Charles River waterfront isn't a new one. The project, to build a bicycle and pedestrian bridge, an underbridge plaza and expand North Point Park, was designed and ready to be built in 2007. But when it went out to bid, the funds were not there to make it work. Two years later, thanks to the Recovery Act, the project is underway. 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: General Construction Inspector

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Micro Combined Heat and Power Systems

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