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The Department of Commerce is focused on continuing to bring manufacturing into the 21st century across the United States through innovative new techniques, a next-gen workforce and a driven economy. Through Manufacturing USA, Commerce is able to reach new heights in sector innovation and funding.

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Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you to our Mexican partners for hosting us. I am glad to be here with all of you. One year ago, our governments restarted the HLED to reengage in a positive economic and commercial dialogue to advance our shared priorities. Our goal is to make it easier for our countries to trade, invest, and innovate. Along the way, we’re creating the economic conditions that will...

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Hello, everyone. I’m thrilled to speak to the IBEW Women’s Conference. As the Secretary of Commerce, my focus is building the long-term competitiveness of the United States. As you all know, investing in women’s success in the economy – as workers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders – is essential to our economic competitiveness, just as much as investments in infrastructure...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on Signing of CHIPS and Science Act

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement following President Biden’s signing of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. “Today, President Biden signed into law a historic investment that will help revitalize the U.S. domestic manufacturing economy, spur research and development in critical industries, and enable us to continue outcompeting and out-innovating the rest...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the at the White House CHIPS and Science Act Signing Ceremony

Hello, everyone. This is an exciting day! Thank you, Speaker Pelosi, for that introduction. It’s wonderful to be here with you. Mr. President, thank you for your tremendous leadership. The CHIPS and Science Act is a historic investment that will help us meet your goal of revitalizing our domestic manufacturing economy. To Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, and the members of Congress – both Democrat...

As the Senate Invokes Cloture, Businesses and Industry Leaders Continue in their Support for the Final Passage of the CHIPS and Science Act

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As the Senate voted today to invoke cloture, support continues to build among industry leaders and business organizations as they urge Congress to pass the CHIPS and Science Act and get the bill to the President’s desk. The CHIPS and Science Act cleared a key procedural vote last week Tuesday, with members of both parties in the Senate voting to advance the bill for consideration. The bill will...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the Partnerships for Prosperity: U.S. Leadership in the Global Economy

Hello, everyone. Dr. Lewis, thank you so much for that kind introduction, and thank you to the Center for Strategic and International Studies for hosting us today. And thank you all for being here and to all those joining online. It is wonderful to be here with you today. Earlier this year, Dutch semiconductor equipment manufacturer ASML announced a $200 million expansion of their facility in...

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves Visits Clean Energy Pioneer Amogy at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard yesterday to tour the wide array of small businesses and manufacturers that are driving forward innovation in the city, including clean energy pioneer Amogy. The startup is looking to transform the heavy-duty transportation industry by providing a zero-emission and high-performance alternative energy solution using ammonia...

ICYMI: Governors, Mayors Call On Congress To Pass Chips Funding Next Week

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As Congress moves towards a Tuesday vote on semiconductor manufacturing legislation, governors and mayors from both parties, as well as CEOs, are calling on Congress to act before chipmakers are forced to move their investments outside of the U.S. Today, National Governor’s Association Chairs Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy released a joint statement calling on...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the President's E-Awards Ceremony

Thank you, Dale, for that introduction, and for your outstanding work at the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. It’s wonderful to be here with all of you − in person − to celebrate your contributions to America’s export growth. Congratulations to the 2022 winners! The “E” and “E Star” Awards are the highest honors U.S. exporters and export service providers can receive from the U.S. government...

Commerce Secretary Raimondo and Defense Secretary Austin Stress National Security Imperative to Pass Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Bill in Letter to Congress

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III released the following letter to congressional leadership on the national security imperative to pass the Bipartisan Innovation Act before the end of the month. A copy of the letter can be read below or viewed here. Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McCarthy, and...