Week of September 14, 2009
The Massachusetts Recovery Update is a periodic email update of recovery-related news in the Commonwealth. If you find this information useful, please forward it to others and encourage them to subscribe or follow our updates via Twitter, RSS, or http://Mass.Gov/Recovery.
Opportunities for Individuals: Find a Job using JobQuest
Employers who create jobs using Recovery funding must post those job announcements to the Commonwealth's JobQuest system. A wide range of stimulus-related positions--ranging from career counselors to communication specialists are available. This system is constantly updated, so residents should check back for new opportunities.
Opportunities For Businesses: Solar Power Installations
The for installation of solar power at 12 water and wastewater treatment plants in cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth, helping those facilities to reduce both energy bills and greenhouse gas impacts while creating jobs and growing the state's solar industry.
Learn more about this opportunity >>
For the most up to date ARRA business opportunities , head to Comm-PASS, the Commonwealth's sole online procurement record site which supports all bid and grant records related to any ARRA funds distributed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Comm-PASS is available for use free of charge and provides you with the ability to search for a variety of contracts by either category or department.
Opportunities for Municipalities:
General Program Updates
Transportation: TIGER Application Submitted for 28X bus and South Coast Rail
An additional $71.4 million is being requested to support the Fast Track New Bedford initiative to provide a new hub for transportation in New Bedford that will integrate local bus services and shuttles, intercity buses, the Fast Ferry service to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, and regional passenger rail. Learn more about the South Coast Rail Project >>
Environment - Conservation, Recreation, Transportation: TIGER Application Submitted for Harbor Islands and Seaside Communities
For the latest recovery news and updates:
- visit mass.gov/Recovery
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- view the interactive Recovery Timeline
As always, please feel free to visit our website or contact the stimulus office at 617-979-8380 if you have any questions.