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Why is the Mass Department of Energy using “Green Energy” Stimulus to Build Teen Center in Lowell?

If you are to believe the progressives the world is ending due to man’s footprint.  That’s why we need to be spending government dollars on green technology and alternative energy to save the planet.  If that’s the case then why as the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources spent $1.9M of the State Energy Program stimulus funds to build a teen…

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Patrick-Murray spending $1.5M of Stimulus Funds in Pennsylvania to Study Plastic Solar Panels

Over the past week, we’ve seen how the Patrick-Murray administration is wasting money on weatherization home repairs to you neighbor’s home.  If you missed those stories you can see them here, here, haere, and here. Today we find out that the Patrick-Murray administration is spending to $16M to study plastic solar panels, and $1.5 M of it…

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Boston Herald Picks up on Weatherization Waste Story

Boston Herald columnist Michael Graham picks up on the stimulus waste story you saw first at Red Mass Group. Graham writes: Perhaps in an attempt to cover up the unmitigated disaster that is Evergreen, the Patrick administration this week sent out a press release touting the 10,000th home weatherized using the Obama stimulus. Now anyone who remembers last winter’s 70-plus…

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Home Weatherization is Cash Cow for Non-Profits Who Keep 30% of Money for Themselves

Over the past few days we’ve been taking a look at the weatherization program touted by the Patrick Murray administration.  We’ve learned the following: *  The Patrick-Murray administration has spent $7500 per home to “weatherize”. * The Patrick-Murray administration will spend $312.5K per full time equivalent job by the end of this program. What we’ll learn today is that…

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Patrick-Murray spending $312.5K/ job on stimulus funded “weatherization” of your neighbor’s house

A story is only half told if only one side has been presented. – Icelandic Proverb When the Patrick-Murray administration issues a press release in the middle of August, and the press runs it with only half the story, I get suspicious.  Such was the case this week with the story on the the number of “paychecks” Governor Patrick and

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Deval Patrick Spends $7,500, $3,000 of it borrowed, per home to “weatherize”

One of the important items missing items in the touting of the “weatherization” of your neighbor’s house that Deval Patrick touted yesterday, is the total program cost.   using the mass.gov stimulus spend dashboard it looks as if $75M has been spent out of $125M allocated.  That means we’ve spent $7,500 per home.   Statewide Details as of July 25,…

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