Yearly Archives: 2009

Senate President Says Eastern Connecticut Towns Getting Stimulus Money for Public Housing

Hartford, CT - March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senate President Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) says that as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA of 2009), several public housing authorities in Eastern Connecticut will receive Public Housing Capital Fund Formula Grants.

Governor Rell: $163 Million in Stimulus Funds To Bolster Bus, Rail and Greenway...

March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that the state’s Recovery Working Group unanimously approved nearly $163 million in federal stimulus transportation projects to create jobs on statewide bus and rail projects and enhance pedestrian and bicycle access.

Dodd, Lieberman Announce More Than $150,000 in New Federal Grants for Connecticut Fire Departments

March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senators Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) announced today that fire departments in Coventry and Willimantic have been awarded federal grants totaling $162,274. The funds will go to improving operations and safety, acquiring new vehicles, and hiring additional personnel.

EPA Recognizes Connecticut as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Purchasers

Boston, MA - March 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The State of Connecticut has been named one of only three states making EPA’s top 50 list of national Green Power Partners, ranking 33rd on that list. This year, Connecticut will be purchasing more than 98 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, which is enough green power to meet 17 percent of the state’s purchased electricity use.

Attorney seeks extension on Stamford building projects

STAMFORD, CT - March 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — With the bad economy delaying construction, a land-use attorney is considering drafting a zoning amendment to extend how long developers have to break ground on approved projects.

Williams: Legislature’s Democrats Preserve School Security Grants for Putnam, Mansfield, Killingly

Urges state agency, governor to release funding for safety improvements March 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Late last month, the General Assembly passed a budget deficit mitigation bill that reduces the state deficit by more than $1.1 billion while at the same time protecting $1.8 million in state funding for school security upgrades

Governor Rell: Stimulus Infrastructure Projects Should Be 25 Percent ‘Green’

March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced she is adding a requirement that state infrastructure projects funded with incoming federal stimulus money contain a 25 percent ‘green’ component, a stipulation that goes beyond federal mandates and is designed to bolster Connecticut’s emerging green collar workforce and while conserving energy and resources.

HUD Allocates More Than $11 Million to Connecticut Communities Under the American Recovery and...

March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced that Connecticut towns and cities will receive more than $11 million for the construction and maintenance of decent affordable housing, the creation of better economic opportunities for residents, and other community development efforts.

Dodd, Lieberman Announce $335,525 in New Federal Grants for Connecticut Fire Departments

February 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senators Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) announced today that fire departments in several Connecticut towns have been awarded federal grants totaling $335,525.

Dodd Makes Public All of the Documents Related to his 2003 Mortgages

February 04, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) and his wife Jackie met with members of the media today to make public all of the documents that they possess related to their 2003 mortgage loans.

Dodd Commends Freddie Mac’s Decision to Safeguard Renters Affected by Foreclosures

February 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, today welcomed Freddie Mac’s decision to allow renters to remain in properties that have been foreclosed on by the mortgage company.

Governor Rell Submits Proposed Regulations for Construction of ‘Green’ Buildings

Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Designs Pave Way for More Green Collar Jobs January 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that her administration has finalized a comprehensive list of regulations for the construction and renovation of state-owned buildings and public schools designed to reduce energy consumption and costs and enhance a growing workforce of “green collar” jobs

Dodd, Lieberman Announce New Federal Grants for Connecticut Fire Departments

Hartford, CT - January 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senators Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) announced today that fire departments in Bolton, Ridgefield and Willington have been awarded federal grants totaling more than $57,000.


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