More Families Eligible for Governor’s Mortgage Assistance Programs. August 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that more Connecticut families facing foreclosure will be able to get the financial help they need to stay in their homes thanks to new legislation she has signed into law.
June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that her plan to distribute $3.6 million in federal stimulus block grants to help small cities and towns rebuild their neighborhoods hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis will be the subject of a public hearing Wednesday at the Legislative Office Building.
April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today said she is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives is considering a version of federal energy legislation that does not include increased powers for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – a provision Governor Rell sharply condemned in a letter to U.S. Senate leaders last month.
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.
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
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.