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Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 90th Winter Meeting

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Thank you for that introduction. It’s great to be with you today along with my friend Secretary Cardona. Our departments are working alongside the Department of Labor to achieve an equitable economic recovery that benefits employers and workers. I’d like to spend some time highlighting the programs we’re working on at the Department of Commerce to invest in education and our workforce. Thanks to...

Readout of Secretary Gina Raimondo and National Economic Council Chair Brian Deese’s Meeting with the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC)

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Today, United States Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and National Economic Council Chair Brian Deese addressed newly appointed members of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC) during their quarterly meeting. During the meeting, Raimondo and Deese discussed the Biden-Harris administration’s supply chain policies and initiatives, as well as shared goals for the newly...

Joint United States – United Kingdom Statement on Addressing Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity

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United States Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai and United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan today announced the start of bilateral discussions to address global steel and aluminum excess capacity, including the United States’ application of tariffs on imports from the United Kingdom under Section 232 and...

Deputy Secretary Graves Commemorates Dr. King’s Birthday at Digital Equity Roundtable with HBCU Presidents

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To commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott joined Historically Black College and University (HBCU) presidents and representatives at a roundtable to discuss digital equity on Saturday, January 15, in Baltimore, MD. The roundtable focused on closing the...

Department of Commerce Holds its First Equity Town Hall

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Today, Secretary Gina Raimondo and Deputy Secretary Don Graves, along with Diane Farrell, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of the International Trade Administration (ITA), held the Department’s first Equity Town Hall. As a top priority of the Biden-Harris Administration since Day One, Equity encompasses everything we do at the Commerce Department. “America’s diversity is a competitive advantage – but...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo at the White House Open-Source Software Security Summit

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Thank you, Anne, for inviting me to join you this afternoon. I appreciate everyone’s willingness to come together to discuss the importance of open-source software security. At the Commerce Department, we understand that we need to get this right. And that means working together with all of you in the private sector. I was pleased to attend the White House Cybersecurity Summit last August. And I...

Department of Commerce Seeks Internet of Things Experts for New Advisory Board

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The U.S. Department of Commerce seeks qualified nominations for a new Internet of Things Advisory Board to advise the recently established Internet of Things Federal Working Group. The advisory board will include a wide range of stakeholders outside of the federal government with expertise relating to the Internet of Things (IoT). “The Internet of Things is already transforming our world...

New Commerce Initiatives for a Climate Ready Nation

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Here at the Department of Commerce, we know that fighting climate change isn’t just good for the environment; it’s good for the economy. Under the Biden-Harris Administration, the Commerce Department is leveraging every tool we have to create economic opportunity in the clean energy economy. Alongside six other agencies, we are announcing clean energy projects that demonstrate the Administration’s...