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Weatherization works: Keeping families warm, saving them money Posted on Aug 11

Weatherization works: Keeping families warm, saving them money

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio It’s not often that we get to celebrate a milestone that reflects achievement. But here in the Massachusetts Recovery & Reinvestment Office we are thrilled to celebrate an impressive one: the 10,000th traditional home   …Continue Reading Weatherization works: Keeping families warm, saving them money

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

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

Fighting the Good Fight in Lynn Posted on Jul 16

Fighting the Good Fight in Lynn

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio One of the great things about the stimulus program is the sheer breadth of it. In my effort to get behind the numbers and see first hand the impact of stimulus on the citizens   …Continue Reading Fighting the Good Fight in Lynn

Providing the Ability to Help Those in Need: The Power of Stimulus Posted on Jun 23

Providing the Ability to Help Those in Need: The Power of Stimulus

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I was just in Plymouth at the South Shore Community Action Council and my head is still trying to process the myriad of ways that the people who run this anti-poverty agency have used   …Continue Reading Providing the Ability to Help Those in Need: The Power of Stimulus

A Stimulus Celebration: The Faces Behind the Numbers Posted on Feb 19

A Stimulus Celebration: The Faces Behind the Numbers

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio We’ve been celebrating Stimulus’ first year anniversary with a series of events in different parts of the state.   The focus of the celebration was on how Stimulus has impacted and changed lives.  I   …Continue Reading A Stimulus Celebration: The Faces Behind the Numbers