If you need a new dishwasher and are planning to take advantage of the $300 million State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program, also called cash for clunkers for appliances or cash for appliances, here’s what you need to know:
States offering rebates for dishwashers: Rebates for dishwashers are available in 33 of 56 states and territories. Find out whether dishwashers are eligible for a rebate where you live and use our interactive map to link to the appliance clunkers Web site in your state.
Rebate amounts: As with every appliance that’s part of the cash for clunkers program, rebates vary by state. In Michigan, for example, residents will get $25 to $50 on a new dishwasher; in Missouri, $75; and in Nevada, $100.
“I don’t believe a bicycle is a transportation device,” Supervisor John Cook, R-Braddock District, said during a transportation committee meeting. “I think it’s a recreation device. The big problem is people don’t want to ride their bike in the rain or get sweaty before work.”
Transportation officials have identified $12.7 million in pedestrian and bicycle projects for the Reston area — intended to improve accessibility to the planned Wiehle Avenue and Reston Parkway Metro stations, part of the transit extension to Washington Dulles International Airport.
Guess, Supervisor Cook don’t know that some people do take bike-to-work.
Thursday, February 18th, 2010, 2:22 pm
Source: Los Angeles Times
Nineteen months ago, the recession took Bob Walker%u2019s job. Then, creditors lined up to take the three-bedroom hilltop home that the computer consultant shared with his wife, Stephanie, a playwright still looking for her first break.
Avoiding the stigma and financial fallout of foreclosure became an obsession for the Walkers. They talked to the banks, found multiple jobs, put their Silver Lake house on the market and tried to stitch together a plan to repay their debts. Finally, they turned to a short sale, chronicled in a popular blog: Love in the Time of Foreclosure.
%u201CWe really thought that, worst-case scenario, we will sell the house and break even,%u201D Stephanie Walker said. %u201CBut it didn%u2019t work. We went into great losses.%u201D
Woops, part of the construction pain. The 2-year lane crossing will start next week on Feb 22. The closing is for the construction of Tysons East Metrorail station, which is throw’s stone from Capital One HQ.
So does it mean that Capital One employees telecommute? Just asking..
Read details here..