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Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day One Posted on Mar 14

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day One

Governor Patrick meets United States Ambassador to Great Britain Louis Susman On to the UK! Yesterday, Governor Patrick and members of the delegation arrived in the United Kingdom and were greeted by British Consul General Dr. Phil Budden at Heathrow Airport. Today is their first full   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day One

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two Posted on Mar 8

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two

Here’s a rundown of day two of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission. The Governor and the members of the delegation remain in Tel Aviv, Israel. 8:15 am | Governor Patrick and the delegation started the day by meeting with members of Israel’s Venture Capital   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two

Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future Posted on Mar 8

Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The value of clean energy is probably incalculable when taking into account not only pure cost savings but also the impact on our environment, our health and our planet. But of course, researching these   …Continue Reading Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future

Stimulus turns two: Why it matters Posted on Feb 17

Stimulus turns two: Why it matters

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The second anniversary of stimulus means many different things to many different people. From Republicans to Democrats to the media to the pundits, everyone seems to have an opinion on what exactly this watershed   …Continue Reading Stimulus turns two: Why it matters

Bay State Briefs: Students from North Attleboro, Road Crews in Tewksbury and International Innovation Posted on Feb 11

It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s office. What do students from North Attleboro, biopharmaceuticals in Billerica and the British Ambassador to the United States have in common? Watch this week’s Bay State Brief to find out: Here are a few other highlights from   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Students from North Attleboro, Road Crews in Tewksbury and International Innovation

Stimulus revs it up: Growing a business, fueling the economy Posted on Nov 18

Stimulus revs it up: Growing a business, fueling the economy

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio As readers of this blog know, I have been trekking across the state this past year, to see firsthand the impact stimulus funds have had on people, organizations and towns across the state. Today   …Continue Reading Stimulus revs it up: Growing a business, fueling the economy

A New Era in Energy Begins in Charlestown Posted on Jun 10

A New Era in Energy Begins in Charlestown

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I recently had the opportunity to see what will eventually be the largest wind blade testing facility in the world – and I didn’t have to leave Massachusetts to do it. The Wind Technology   …Continue Reading A New Era in Energy Begins in Charlestown

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