WASHINGTON, DC – November 18, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) today praised the release of $129,827 to two Connecticut corporations to help individuals acquire the skills needed to enter and advance in a clean energy economy. The grants will be used for green building training programs in Hartford and Bridgeport. The funds were released by the U.S. Department of Labor as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
“Training and preparing Connecticut workers to thrive in our clean energy economy will give them, and our state, a great competitive advantage as we work to improve building efficiency in our state and throughout the nation,” Lieberman said. “These funds will help create jobs in growing industries that will improve Connecticut’s economy and its environment.”
The following Connecticut organizations will be receiving funds:
Co?opportunity, Inc., Harford CT — $69,933 The WorkPlace, Inc., Bridgeport, CT — $59,894
Contact: Scott Overland