Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of May 16, 2010

photo: South Station Exhibit Special Exhibit: The Faces of Economic Recovery

From May 17 through May 30, an exhibition highlighting real people across the Commonwealth who have been impacted by the Recovery Act will be shown in South Station. More Info.



Quote of the Week:

"[The money] will not only give our world-class scientists the modern facilities they need for impact research, it will also help create and maintain jobs."

Kathleen Sebelius, US secretary of Health and Human Services, on the $55.5 million in stimulus grants awarded to scientists at nine Massachusetts research centers to pay for new buildings, labs, and renovations.


photo: Adlin Villalba FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"I never thought I would be in the place I am today."
Adlin Villalba, a YouthBuild graduate, on the permanent full time job she received thanks to the stimulus-funded Summer Youth Employment program.



YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Groundbreaking of Franklin Apts kicks off MassWorks initiative

photo: Housing Project
Governor Deval Patrick joined with local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Franklin Park Apartments, a Massachusetts Works project facilitated by leveraging state, federal and private investments, including $1.2 in stimulus weatherization funds. The project is one of several hundred scheduled to break ground this year as part of the MassWorks initiative, a series of investments totaling over $4 billion that will put nearly 20,000 people to work across the Commonwealth this construction season. Read more and find out more about the MassWorks initiative.



Recovery Works: Stimulus-funded Projects Help 50-Year Old Company Stay Afloat

photo: Sewer Improvement Project in Framingham
P. Gioioso & Sons was struggling to survive this most recent recession when stimulus stepped in to fill the void. The company is now doing work on four stimulus-funded projects, for which, says Gino Gioioso, one of the family company's owners, it is employing over 30 people. "Stimulus projects are a big part of our business right now," he says. 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: Lead Teacher - Community Teamwork, Lowell

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Supporting the Conditions for School Effectiveness - Program Coordinators

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