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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

Monthly Archives: May 2010

Generating Energy From Waste: Fairhaven Discovers the Power of Sludge Posted on May 27

Generating Energy From Waste: Fairhaven Discovers the Power of Sludge

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I was recently in Fairhaven to check out the Green Energy Projects there that received approximately $7.9 million in stimulus funding. What I found was the Recovery Act at its very best: the projects   …Continue Reading Generating Energy From Waste: Fairhaven Discovers the Power of Sludge

A Graduation Filled With Help, Hope and Second Chances Posted on May 10

A Graduation Filled With Help, Hope and Second Chances

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I had the privilege recently of attending a graduation at Action for Boston Community Development, an anti-poverty agency. The 14 graduates had completed a training course in Elder Care, one of four certification programs   …Continue Reading A Graduation Filled With Help, Hope and Second Chances

Helping Homeless Women Veterans Posted on May 6

Helping Homeless Women Veterans

Mary Kate Feeney Constituent Services Aide, Office of the Governor   Recently, Governor Patrick has held town meetings around the Commonwealth.  While the Governor attempts to answer every question, time constraints do get in the way. For the next several posts I’ll be answering some   …Continue Reading Helping Homeless Women Veterans