1. About Congressman John W. Olver

    Congressman John W. Olver

    Congressman John W. Olver has represented the 1st Congressional District spanning Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester and Middlesex Counties—since June 1991.

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    1. Soldier On has a proven track record of success working with community partners to effectively assist homeless veterans.
      In $400,000 grant boosts job training at Soldier On in Leeds
    2. This project will encourage regional economic growth and put people back to work.
      In Additional federal funds awarded to Knowledge Corridor rail project
    3. Construction on this project starts today. The high performance computing center is coming to Holyoke.
      In Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center groundbreaking in Holyoke draws state, college officials
    4. The Orange Route 2 safety improvements are precisely the type of highway project that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was intended to fund.
      In Mass. Gov. Patrick, Congressman Olver Highlight $27 Mil. in Road and Bridge ...
    5. High-speed rail funding in the stimulus is the most important transportation initiative since the ... interstate highway system.
      In Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield
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    2. Mass. Gov. Patrick, Congressman Olver Highlight $27 Mil. in Road and Bridge ...

      Explore Massachusetts Newswire (Aug 31 2010)

      Mass. Gov. Patrick, Congressman Olver Highlight $27 Mil. in Road and Bridge ... ...atrick’s leadership is helping our communities,” said Representative Christopher J. Donelan. “I want to thank Congressman Olver and Governor Patrick for their advocacy and efforts in obtaining this funding for these impo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Congressman John W. Olver

    3. House approves $6 million for Barnes Air National Guard Base F-15 maintenance hangar improvements

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 22 2010)

      House approves $6 million for Barnes Air National Guard Base F-15 maintenance hangar improvements ...ved $6 million for improvements to an F-15 maintenance hangar at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Congressman John Olver announced. This project would modify the hangar to increase space for daily maintenance... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican   Congressman John W. Olver

    4. Federal officials announce expansion of broadband access at Greenfield Community College Thursday

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 8 2010)

      ...resident Joseph Biden earlier this year. Also speaking at the event was U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry and U.S. Rep. John Olver, D-Amherst.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Greenfield Community College   Springfield

    5. Canal, library plans advance

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 29 2010)

      The canalwalk is part of a plan to connect south to the Connecticut River Walk in Chicopee and north to the Norwottock Rail Trail and Northampton Bike Path in Northampton and the Manhan Rail Trail in Easthampton, Ortiz said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Chicopee

    6. UMass gets emergency planning grants to help communities in times of disaster

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 16 2010)

      ...o do a pre-disaster mitigation plan, as well as $175,000 that was included in the federal budget by U.S. Rep. John W. Olver. The first grant allows the university to plan for natural disasters like floods or hurricanes a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    7. Pioneer Valley Transit Authority to get 29 new buses thanks to federal stimulus funding

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 1 2010)

      ... work on the stimulus by U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry, D-Mass., and U.S. Reps. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, and John W. Olver, D-Amherst. In addition to the new vans and buses, the stimulus package is paying for several ot... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    8. $100 million in rail funds coming - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 28 2010)

      ...ven, Conn., line. In addition, $50 million will fund improvements to Vermonter service in Vermont. U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst, chairman of the House Transportation and Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, said t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    9. Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 27 2010)

      Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield ...aven, Conn., line. In addition, $50 million will fund improvements to Vermonter service in Vermont. U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst, chairman of the House Transportation and Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, said t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    10. Task force established to help with creation of high-speed computing center planned in Holyoke

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 11 2010)

      ...chael R. Knapik, R-Westfield * Natalie M. Blais, economic development specialist with the office of U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst * Kevin Kennedy, aide to U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield * Brenna E. Murphy,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    11. Western Mass. projects funded in spending bill

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 14 2009)

      ...of Representatives includes $13.9 million in funding for Western Massachusetts projects, officials said. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst, announced $11.1 million for his district, while Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Holyoke Medical Center

    12. Qteros, the 'Microsoft of Energy,' Lands in Chicopee

      Explore BusinessWest (Oct 27 2009)

      Qteros, the 'Microsoft of Energy,' Lands in Chicopee ...resence in this area. She also has high praise for the two Congressmen for the area, calling Richard Neal and John Olver “diehard supporters.” Echoing her colleague’s praise for their host city, Leschine found Chicopee t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Michael D. Bissonnette

    13. Patrick Details Plans for Holyoke Computing Center

      Explore xconomy.com (Oct 22 2009)

      ...conomic Development Secretary Bialecki, Energy and Environment Secretary Bowles, and other cabinet officials, Congressman Olver, Holyoke officials and our colleagues in industry to move to the next stage of planning the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    14. U.S. Census bureau to open 2 new offices in Western Mass. to make sure everyone is counted next year

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2009)

      U.S. Census bureau to open 2 new offices in Western Mass. to make sure everyone is counted next year ... number. And, that will be the temptation,” said U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield. Neal and U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst, attended the event along with 44 other elected officials and community leaders from ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Amherst

    15. Student count might tip census in Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 26 2009)

      ...n 6.5 million last year, has 10 U.S. representatives, including two in Western Massachusetts: Democrats John W. Olver of Amherst, representing the 1st Congressional District, and Richard E. Neal of Springfield, rep... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Western New England University   Springfield

    16. Mass. lawmakers, insurers keeping close tabs on health-care debate

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 10 2009)

      Mass. lawmakers, insurers keeping close tabs on health-care debate ...plan with a public plan. But Neal said he voted for a public option in the Ways & Means Committee. U. S. Rep. John Olver, D-Amherst said in a written statement that he is a strong supporter of a public option. "The oppos... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Health New England

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