Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of March 21, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"We're happy to have the stimulus money. We're happy to be working."

John Call, owner of Home Energy Inc., a weatherization contracting firm, whose business was saved thanks to stimulus-funded work, on the reaction he and his four employees have towards being employed.


photo: Kevin Reis FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"YouthBuild has definitely changed my life."
Kevin Reis, a YouthBuild participant, on the impact the stimulus-funded program has had on his life's direction.






YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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$16 Mil in Stimulus Funds for Energy Efficiency Projects

photo: Building
$16 million in stimulus funding was awarded to 11 projects across the Commonwealth to demonstrate innovative ways of achieving dramatic energy savings in buildings. Launching between now and June, these projects are expected to create approximately 485 jobs.








Details Released for Stimulus-Funded Appliance Rebate Program

photo: Appliances
Important details for participating in the $6.2 million stimulus-funded energy efficient appliance rebate program, Mass Save Great Appliance Exchange, which begins April 22, were released this week. This information is now posted on the energy efficiency Web site www.MassSave.com.







Stimulus Stories: A Roundtable With the Governor: Springfield Tells its Stimulus Stories

photo: Springfield Roundtable
Governor Deval Patrick went out to Springfield to hear how stimulus is helping the people in that area get back on their feet. Their stories, heard by everyone sitting around a table at the Alliance to Develop Power, demonstrate the importance of the stimulus program, reinforcing the fact that not only can people survive the current recession but they can also emerge with a direction and a plan. Read more.



WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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