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Renovations revived, thanks to Stimulus Posted on May 7

Renovations revived, thanks to Stimulus

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio One of the most satisfying aspects of the Stimulus Program is investing to jumpstart much needed renovations that had been stopped due to the economic downturn. Many of these projects were scheduled to begin   …Continue Reading Renovations revived, thanks to Stimulus

Stimulus was here Posted on Jun 29

Stimulus was here

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I’ve been running the state’s stimulus program for nearly two and half years now but I am still awed by the breadth of programs in Massachusetts that have been impacted by the Recovery Act.   …Continue Reading Stimulus was here

Bay State Briefs: Rebuilding in Springfield & New Bedford, Promoting Financial Literacy & Health Care Posted on Apr 29

Welcome to another week of Bay State Briefs! Last Friday, Governor Patrick visited the Macedonia Church of God in Christ in Springfield to witness its reconstruction. Tuesday, he attended the opening ceremony for the Victoria Riverside townhouse lofts in New Bedford. That afternoon, the Governor   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Rebuilding in Springfield & New Bedford, Promoting Financial Literacy & Health Care

Reflections: A Year of Stimulus Posted on Dec 30

Reflections: A Year of Stimulus

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The end of one year and the start of a new one are inevitably accompanied by reflection and resolution. For those of us involved in the stimulus program, we feel lucky to have seen some   …Continue Reading Reflections: A Year of Stimulus