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Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Austrian Digital & Economic Affairs Minister Margarete Schramböck

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Austrian Digital and Economic Affairs Minister Margarete Schramböck met to discuss U.S.-Austria cooperation on a variety of commercial issues. During their meeting, Secretary Raimondo and Minister Schramböck engaged on skilled workforce development, strategic investments for economic recovery, as well as joint efforts through the U.S.-EU Trade and...

Statement by Commerce Secretary Raimondo on Senate Leaders’ Announcement of Expected Conferees to the Bipartisan Innovation Act Conference Committee

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Today, Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement following Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement of expected Senate conferees to the Bipartisan Innovation Act conference committee. “It’s not every day that Democrats, Republicans, industry, and labor all agree on the need to pass a piece of legislation. It’s time to take...

Statement by Commerce Secretary Raimondo on House Appointments to the Bipartisan Innovation Act Conference Committee

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Today, Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s appointment of House conferees to the Bipartisan Innovation Act conference committee. “With demand for chips at an all-time high, it’s crucial that we bring chip production - and it’s good-quality manufacturing jobs - back home to the United States,” Secretary Raimondo said. “This is...

Research Your Family and Nation’s History with 1950 Census Records

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Taken every 10 years since 1790, the United States census provides a snapshot of the nation's population. Because of a 72-year restriction on access to the records, the most recent census year currently available is 1950 . On April 1, 2022, the 1950 Census was released, and users can access it for free through a dedicated website at 1950census.archives.gov . This population census is the 17th...

BIS Takes Enforcement Actions Against Three Russian Airlines Operating Aircraft in Violation of U.S. Export Controls

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Today, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement Matthew S. Axelrod issued orders denying the export privileges of three Russian Airlines – Aeroflot, Azur Air, and UTair – due to ongoing export violations related to comprehensive export controls on Russia imposed by the Commerce Department. These three Temporary Denial Orders (TDOs) terminate the right of...

Statement on Secretary Gina M. Raimondo

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Today, after experiencing mild symptoms, Secretary Raimondo tested positive for COVID using an at-home antigen test. She is fully-vaccinated and boosted, and she is confident that the vaccine has prevented her from experiencing more significant symptoms. She is sharing the news of her positive test out of an abundance of transparency. The Secretary’s office is conducting contact tracing and we are...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Legislative Conference

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Thank you, Sean, for that introduction. It’s an honor to be joining you today. And thank you to my friend Terry O’Sullivan and all of the union heads gathered here today. I’m so glad to see you. I’d like to give a special shoutout to Armand Sabitoni for his work for our country. And also to Michael Sabitoni and all my friends in Rhode Island for the amazing work they do back home. And I want to...

Secretaries Raimondo and Granholm, Governor Roy Cooper, Applaud VinFast’s Multi-Billion Dollar Investment in Building EVs in North Carolina

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Today, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, and North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper applauded Vietnamese automaker VinFast’s announcement of a multi-billion dollar-investment in building electric vehicles and batteries in North Carolina. VinFast’s investment will create more than 7,000 jobs in the region and fuel American efforts to combat the climate...