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Spotlight on Commerce: Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration I am an Area Director with the Economic Development Administration’s Austin Region Office and oversee the grant portfolio for...

Spotlight on Commerce: Lucia Foster, Chief Economist and Chief of the Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Lucia Foster, Chief Economist and Chief of the Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau As chief economist of the U.S. Census Bureau and chief of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), part of my job is to help...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Wooden Cabinets, Vanities, and Components Thereof from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine if wooden cabinets, vanities, and components thereof from China are being dumped in the United States, while also finding whether producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. These antidumping and countervailing duty investigations were...

Spotlight on Commerce: Emily Miller, Policy Advisor, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Emily Miller, Policy Advisor, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration While on my first deployment in the U.S. Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, I had the honor to...

U.S. Department of Commerce Allocates $20 Million in Fishery Disaster Funding

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce allocated $20 million to help tribes, communities, fishermen, and businesses affected by commercial fishery failures that occurred in Georgia, California, Oregon, and Washington between 2013 and 2017. “The Department of Commerce and NOAA stand ready to support communities working to rebuild and rebound from fishery disasters,” said Secretary of Commerce...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the National Space Council in Huntsville, Alabama

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Vice President Pence and fellow members of the National Space Council, thank you for the opportunity to update you on the Commerce Department’s activities following Space Policy Directives 2 and 3. At the Commerce Department, we see a wave of innovation occurring in all areas of space commerce, from remote sensing, to high-speed communications, navigation, weather forecasting, satellite servicing,...

Spotlight on Commerce: Deborah Stempowski, Chief, Decennial Census Management Division, U.S. Census Bureau

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Deborah Stempowski, Chief, Decennial Census Management Division, U.S. Census Bureau I am the chief of the Decennial Census Management Division at the U.S. Census Bureau, and have served in this capacity since May of 2016...

U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Report on Driving Space Commerce Through Effective Spectrum Policy

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross sent a report to President Donald J. Trump detailing thirteen recommendations that will improve the global competitiveness of the American space sector through updated domestic and international spectrum policies. This report was developed collaboratively with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Space Council, the...