Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

2009 News

December 2009

 


 

December 28 - Web Update

January Accountability Board Meeting Announced 

 

December 22 - Web Update

ARRA 2010 Governor's Energy Office Grant Schedule Posted 

 

December 18

Gov. Ritter Applauds Rollout of Recovery Act Broadband Awards 

 

December 17

Analysis of Jobs and Spending Data Report 

 

December 10

Gov. Ritter Announces $1.5M in New Energy Economic Development Grants 

 

December 9 - Web Update

December Accountability Board Meeting Information Announced 

 

December 8 - Web Update

December 2009 Broadband Update 

 

December 7

Secretary Chu Announces $100 Million for Advanced Research Projects 

 

December 4

Gov. Ritter Congratulates Colorado Biofuels Companies for $48M in Recovery Act Awards  

 

December 1

Colorado Awarded $2.1 Million to Improve Broadband  

 

 

 

November 2009


 

November 25

Recovery Act Lowers Construction Costs at Metro State College

 

November 24

CDOT Completes American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Project in Glenwood Springs  

 

November 23

Governor's Energy Office Announces Contract Opportunity for Reporting and Data Collection

 

November 23

Governor's Energy Office Announces Contract Opportunity for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Rebate Progam

 

November 12 - Web Update

Accountability Board Meeting Details Announced  

 

November 9

Governor Ritter Announces Efforts to Help Recovery Act Recipients to Report Jobs  

 

November 4

GEO Partners with Energy Outreach Colorado to Target Weatherization Improvements for Multi-Family Buildings

 

November 4

CDOT Completes ARRA Funded Project in San Luis Valley  

 

November 4 - Web Update

Colorado State Forest Service Announces Recipients of Economic Stimulus Funds  

 

November 4 - Web Update

Colorado State Forest Service Grants - Summary of Projects  

 

November 3

Recovery Act Metering Project Complete 

 

 

October 2009


 

 

October 29

Gov. Ritter Congratulates Colorado Recipients for $18M in Recovery Act Geothermal Grants  

 

October 27 - Web Update

State Recovery Act Oversight Board Meeting Cancelled  

 

October 27

Gov. Ritter Congratulates Colorado Companies, Utilities for Landing Department of Energy Grants  

 

October 27

Gov. Ritter Announces Recovery Act Job and Spending Data  

 

October 26 - Web Update

Forty Local Proposals Awarded Community Service Block Grants  

 

October 26

National ARRA Website Features $45 Million Grant to UQM Technologies in Frederick

 

October 23

US 287 Recovery Project Set to Start  

 

October 16

Colorado Submits Comments about Broadband Applications 

 

October 15

Governor Ritter Announces New Way to Track Recovery Act Projects 

 

October 13

Gov. Ritter Announces Successful Recovery Act Data Report 

 

October 6

CDOT Begins Another American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funded Projects in San Luis Valley

 

October 1

Sidewalk Improvements in Salida Underway with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds 

 

October 1 - Web Update

Colorado's Broadband Application Review Process 

 

 

September 2009


 

September 30

Udall, Bennet Applaud $2 Million in Recovery Funds to Improve Health Information Technology in Colorado 

 

September 29

Careers for Colorado's New Energy Economy 

 

September 29

Gov Ritter Announces Recovery Act to Boost K-12 Education Programs 

 

September 22

Gov. Ritter Announces Veterans Green Jobs Will Provide San Luis Valley Energy Work

 

September 22

Recovery Act Creating Thousands of Highway Construction Jobs 

 

September 22

CDOT Begins American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funded Project in Durango 

 

September 21

Transportation Secretary LaHood and FTA Administrator Rogoff Announce $1.1 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Denver RTD Project to Reduce Energy Consumption 

 

September 18 - Web Update

Accountability Board Meeting Details Announced 

 

September 17

Department of Justice Awards Recovery Act Grants to Support Colorado Transitional Housing Program Combating Violence Against Women 

 

September 17

Recovery Funds to Help Study Carbon Sequestration in Northwest Colorado 

 

September 16 - Web Update

Governor Ritter's Economic Recovery Team - Statewide Outreach Tour Suspended 

 

September 11

Governor's Energy Office Announces 4CORE Will Provide Weatherization Services in Southwest Colorado 

 

September 11

CHFA Awards $1.7 Million in TCAP Funding to Support $14 Million Purchase and Renovation of Denver Gardens Senior Housing 

 

September 10

Highway 285 Recovery Project Set to Start 

 

September 10

Recovery Grants Totaling $568,000 Will Keep Jobs in Arts Organizations

 

September 3

CDOT Completes Construction on ARRA Project on US 160 E. of Alamosa 

 

September 1

State Highway 52 Bridge Replace Project Begins as Part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 

 

 

August 2009



 

August 26 - Web Update

Gov. Ritter Certifies 31 Water Projects Funded by Recovery Act

 

August 26 - Web Update

Construction Complete on I-70 Safety Improvement Project

 

August 25

Gov. Ritter Announces Rural Projects to Receive Recovery Act Dollars

 

August 25 - Web Update

US 285, Saguache County Resurfacing Project Begins

 

August 24 - Web Update

Gov. Ritter Announces Statewide Public Safety Grants to Create Jobs

 

August 24 - Web Update

University Blvd. Paving Project Complete

 

August 19

Recovery Act Showing Gains in Transportation Projects, Jobs

 

August 18 - Web Update

Accountability Board Meeting Details Announced

 

August 17 - Web Update

Registration Begins for FederalReporting.gov

 

August 14

Recovery Act Broadband Grant Application Deadline Extended

 

August 13

State Treasurer Kicks Off Building Excellent Schools Today Program


 

August 13

Colorado Secures $32M in Recovery Act Funds for Weatherization Work


 

August 11

Lt. Gov. O'Brien to Kick Off Race to the Top Work Groups


 

August 10

State Recovery Act Outreach Tour Begins August 11


 

August 10

Recovery Act Project to Begin in Glenwood: Improvements at I-70, Exit 116


 

August 6

CDOT Begins Recovery Act Project on US 24/US 285 in Chaffee County


 

August 6

Gov. Ritter Congratulates National Renewable Energy Laboratory for Landing $20m Grant


 

August 5

Gov. Ritter Congratulates UQM Technologies for Landing $45m Grant


 

August 3

Gov. Ritter & Lt. Gov. O'Brien Join Volunteers at Food Bank, Urge Coloradans to Take Part in 'United We Serve'


 

August 3

Signal Installation and Upgrade Project Underway as Part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act



 

July 2009


 

July 31

GEO Announces $2M Grant Program to Kick Off Recovery Act Spending on New Energy Projects


 

July 31 - Web Update

State Revises Recovery Act Funding Estimates


 

July 30

Gov. Ritter and Lt. Gov. O'Brien Invite Volunteers to Join Them in Distributing Recovery Act-Funded Food

 

July 30

$45 Million Approved for Affordable Housing Construction


 

July 29

Colorado Ranks Second in Nation for Recovery Act Transparency


 

July 28

Colorado Awarded $5 Million in Grants to Hire Police Officers


 

July 24

EPA Awards $2.8 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs

 

July 24

Colorado Ready for Race to the Top Work

 

July 22

Safety Improvement Project Underway on I-70


 

July 22

Gov. Ritter Announces Outreach Meetings for Recovery Act Broadband Grants


 

July 20

Governor's Economic Recovery Team Announces Outreach Events in Durango


 

July 20

Udall, Bennet Announce $4.8 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Fort Collins Smart Grid Demonstration Project


 

July 20

Colorado Secures $20 Million in Recovery Funds For New Energy Projects


 

July 19 - Web Update

Governor's Economic Recovery Team discusses impact in Colorado (Video)


 

July 17

State Highway 92 Reconstruction Begins in Delta County


 

July 16

Gov. Ritter Announces Recovery Act Broadband Grants

 

July 15

History Center-Justice Complex Project Financing a Success, nearly 2,000 Jobs

 

July 15

Project Begins on I-76 to Replace Concrete Pavement


 

July 15

HUD Approves Colorado Homeless Prevention Plan


 

July 14

Gov. Ritter Announces Efficiency Programs to Help Homeowners


 

July 14

Gov. Ritter Announces Recovery Opportunities at Business Fair


 

July 13

US 160 Resurfacing East of Alamosa Begins


 

July 13

Governor Ritter to Announce Recovery Act Opportunities at Business Fair


 

July 10

Gov. Ritter Encourages Business to Attend Recovery Act Fair on Tuesday

 

July 10 - Web Update

Information on July 22 Health Information Exchange Planning Conference

 

July 9

Concrete Repairs Begin on C-470 this Weekend

 

July 9

Recovery Act Project to Replace Poor Bridges on I-76

 

July 8 - Web Update

U.S. Government Accountability Office Releases Second Bimonthly Report for Colorado

 

July 8

Gov. Ritter Welcomes Nearly $1M for Tribal Water Upgrades

 

July 8 - Web Update

Workshop Offered on Bidding Federal Contracts

 

July 6 - Web Update

State invites small business owners to outreach event for ARRA funds

 

July 2

CDOT Completes First American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Highway Project


 

July 1

Community Health Centers Receive Funding for Urgent Capital Improvement

 

July 1

Ramp Metering Project Underway as Part of the Recovery Act

 

July 1

Recovery Act Safety Improvement Project Underway on 96th Avenue at I-76

 

 

 

June 2009


 

June 30

Transportation Secretary LaHood, Gov. Ritter and U.S. Rep. Perlmutter Kick Off Recovery Project

 

June 26 - Web Update

Gov. Ritter Signs Executive Order to Advance Application for Non-Profit Grant

 

June 26 - Web Update

Small Business Loan Program Expands Eligibility

 

June 25 - Web Update

Tracking how stimulus is spent in Colorado (9News.com)

 

June 25

Vice President Applauds Colorado for Quick Use of Recovery Funds

 

June 25 - Web Update

Obama Administration Announces Availability of $3.9 Billion to Invest in Smart Grid Technologies and Electric Transmission Infrastructure

 

June 24

Recovery Act Funds At Work at Barr Lake State Park

 

June 23

Lt. Gov. O'Brien Visits Steamboat Conservation Corps Site to Promote Kids' Outdoor Activity

 

June 18 - Web Update

CU Researchers Receive $12.7 Million in Recovery Funds

 

June 18

Gov. Ritter Announces $1.4 Million in Recovery Act Funds for AmeriCorps

 

June 16

Gov. Ritter Announces Hiring of Minority Outreach Coordinator for Recovery Act

 

June 16

Lt. Gov. O'Brien Reports New Details for Race to the Top Funding

 

June 16

New Construction Project: I-25 Resurfacing Project Underway as Part of Recovery Act

 

June 12

Gov. Ritter Praises Release of Recovery Act Funds to Colorado

 

June 11

Colorado Wood-To-Energy Projects Awarded $1 Million from Recovery Act

 

June 11

Regional Program Coordinators Being Sought to Administer Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program

 

June 11

Gov. Ritter Releases Status Report on Recovery Act Spending

 

June 11 - Web Update

A Colorado Status Report: A Snapshot of Colorado Recovery Act Funds - Draft

 

June 9 - Web Update

Agenda for the June 11 CERAB meeting

 

June 8

Water Quality Control Commission Approves Eligibility List of Recovery Act Water Projects

 

June 5 - Web Update

Udall, Bennet Announce over $5 Million for Recovery Act to Improve Energy Affordability, Reliability for Southwest Colorado Rural Communities

 

June 4 - Web Update

Notification to Accountability Board about CDOT Contract Dispute

 

June 1 - Web Update

Dept. of Human Service Letter to 4 Counties Regarding Refusal of Recovery Act Funds

 

June 1 - Web Update

Department of Labor and Employment Letter to Accountability Board

 

June 1 - Web Update

Next Accountability Board Meeting Announced

 

 

 

May 2009


 

May 29

Colorado Submits Education Plan to Feds for Recovery Funds

 

May 29 - Web Update

New Health IT Project Information Section

 

May 27

First I-70 West Recovery Project Set to Start

 

May 26 - Web Update

Take Advantage of Energy Improvement Tax Credits through the Recovery Act

 

May 26 - Web Update

New Your Recovery Dollars at Work Section

 

May 19

Colorado Department of Transportation Recovery Act Project Begins to Repair Concrete on I-70

 

May 19

Colorado Department of Transportation Begins Second Recovery Act Project

 

May 19

Coloado Department of Transportation Breaks Ground on First American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Highway Project

 

May 13

Colorado Department of Transportation Ahead of 120-Day Obligation Deadline for Recovery Act

 

May 13

Gov. Ritter Announces Plan for Recovery Act Investments in Colorado's New Energy Economy

 

May 12

Gov. Ritter Releases Report on Recovery Act Funds

 

May 7

Gov. Ritter Praises Recovery Act Funds for West Corridor Light Rail

 

May 6

Gov. Ritter Certifies 5th Round of Transportation Recovery Projects

 

May 6

Gov. Ritter Welcomes Recovery Act Funds Dedicated to Improving Public Safety

 

 

 

April 2009


 

April 29

Gov. Ritter Says $100M for NREL will Advance New Energy Economy

 

April 28

Gov. Ritter Statement on Energy Secretary's Visit to NREL

 

April 27

Gov. Ritter and Lt. Gov. O'Brien Outline Strategy for Race to the Top Education Dollars

 

April 23

Governor's Energy Office Approves Initial Funding for Weatherization

 

April 22

Gov. Ritter Praises Recovery Act Funds to Restore National Parks

 

April 15

Recovery Act to Provide Up to $25M for Summitville Mine Cleanup

 

April 10

Gov. Ritter Praises $9M Recovery Funds for Community Services

 

April 8

Economic Recovery Accountability Board Meets Tomorrow

 

April 3

Gov. Ritter Designates CORHIO to Receive Recovery Funds

 

April 3

Gov. Ritter Certifies 4th Round of Transportation Recovery Projects

 

April 2

Colorado Selects Contractors for 1st Recovery Act Transportation Projects

 

April 1

Gov. Ritter Praises $7.5M in Recovery Funding for Community Health Centers

 

 

 

March 2009


 

March 31

Gov. Ritter Announces Recovery Act Law Enforcement Grants

 

March 20

Gov. Ritter Certifies 3rd Round of Transportation Recovery Projects

 

March 18

Economic Recovery Accountability Board Meets at 2 p.m. Today

 

March 16

CDOT Sets Meetings to Discuss Recovery Projects

 

March 13

Colorado Launches Website for State Transportation Projects Funded under the Recovery Act

 

March 12

CDOT Now Seeking Contractors to Build 1st Recovery Act Roads Projects

 

March 11

Gov. Ritter, Commissioner Jones Praise Education Funding from Recovery Act

 

March 6

State Certifies 2nd Round of Transportation Recovery Funds

 

March 6

New Energy Projects to Play Big Role in Recovery

 

March 5

Colorado Receives $100M in Recovery Funds for Transit

 

March 3

Gov. Ritter Certifies 1st Transportation Recovery Funds

 

 

February 2009


 

Feb. 18

Gov. Ritter Establishes Economic Recovery Accountability Board

 

Feb. 17

Gov. Ritter's Remarks at President Obama's Bill-Signing Ceremony

 

Feb. 15

Gov. Ritter Statement on President Obama's Upcoming Visit

 

Feb. 12

Gov. Ritter Statement on American Recovery & Reinvestment Act

 

Feb. 06

Gov. Ritter Addresses U.S. House Democrats about Economy

 

Feb. 04

Gov. Ritter Urges Bipartisan Support of Sen. Udall Energy Amendment

 

Feb. 03

Gov. Ritter Seeks Changes to Recovery Package

 

 

January 2009


 

Jan. 09

Gov. Ritter Joins Cities, Counties to Fight for Federal Job Funds

 

 

December 2008


 

Dec. 10

Gov. Ritter Submits Detailed Stimulus Ideas to President-Elect Obama

 

Dec. 10

Full text of Gov. Ritter's letter to President-elect Obama

 

Dec. 10

Gov. Ritter's "Proposals for a National New Energy Economy Stimulus Package"

 

Dec. 02

Gov. Ritter Pushes for Job Creation, Infrastructure Investments