Massachusetts Ecological Restoration Projects Receive $10.4 Million in Federal Superstorm Sandy Funding
In advance of next week’s one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Patrick Administration today announced $10.4 million in Superstorm Sandy funding from the Obama Administration’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for four ecological restoration projects that will protect Massachusetts coasts and create jobs.
Exchanging ideas is a powerful tool, and one that proved successful in Cambridge on Oct. 15 when members of the Red Cross Society of China stopped by to see how the American Red Cross runs in Massachusetts.
Governor Patrick joins regional partners to increase access to affordable, clean and reliable energy
Governor Deval Patrick today approved six resolutions that will put Massachusetts on a path to increased access to affordable, cleaner and reliable energy sources and energy-efficient modes of transportation, more efficient disaster planning and increased infrastructure safety. The resolutions were signed at the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers’ Annual Conference (NEG-ECP) in Quebec, Canada.
Summer is ending much too fast. Make the most of the warm weather with family and friends by enjoying a fun affordable vacation on Labor Day weekend. Whether it’s history at Plymouth, the heights of the Berkshires or beaches at Gloucester, the state of Massachusetts has something for everyone. If you’ve got too many weddings to attend during summer, be sure to visit these destinations in the fall!
Transportation is too important to our citizens, their livelihoods, their quality of life, and our economy as a whole. And too often, those needs are only dealt with when they become a crisis. While this Administration and the Legislature have done much to improve on that record, and worked together successfully to address many challenges, I believe this good bill misses a critical opportunity for the people we serve.
Patrick administration announces $4.5 million in grants to improve skills for job seekers and employed workers
15 grant partnerships, involving more than 100 businesses, to benefit 850 job seekers and incumbent employees