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Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with EU Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager

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Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo virtually met with EU Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager to discuss ongoing coordination within the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), opportunities for coordination on U.S. and EU CHIPs legislation and to further engage on technology policy issues. Secretary Raimondo stressed the importance of continuing progress...

Readout from Secretary Raimondo’s Participation in the Virtual Launch of the U.S.-India CEO Forum

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal officially launched the U.S.-India CEO Forum. They were joined by the Forum’s Private Sector Co-Chairs James Taiclet (Chairman, President, and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation) and Natarajan Chandrasekaran (Chairman, Tata Sons), as well as other members of the U.S. and Indian CEO sections...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Yuliia Svyrydenko

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo welcomed First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Yuliia Svyrydenko to Washington D.C. During their meeting, Secretary Raimondo expressed the U.S. government’s continued strong support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression, and First Deputy Prime Minister Svyrydenko briefed Raimondo on Russia’s recent attacks on Ukraine’s energy...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Appoints Renee Gordon as FirstNet Authority Board Member

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the appointment of Renee Gordon, Director of the City of Alexandria’s Department of Emergency Communications, to serve on the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority). Gordon will serve as one of 12 non-permanent members selected by the Department of Commerce. Three permanent seats are occupied by the Attorney...

NIST Award Recipient Cracks the Code on Public Safety Devices

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University of the Basque Country broadens first responder app market and simplifies device certification process. Smartphones, mobile apps and strong network connections have become so ubiquitous that it’s easy to take for granted the technological progress that makes those features possible. While everyday users enjoy ample choices in the mobile app store and rarely question their broadband...

Secretary Raimondo Calls for More Women in the Construction Industry at NABTU Tradeswomen Build Nations 2022 Conference

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo traveled to Las Vegas where she announced the Million Women in Construction initiative that aims to build a new inclusive American workforce by bringing more women into the construction industry. The announcement was made on October 29th during the Secretary’s keynote remarks at the North American Building Trades Union (NABTU) Tradeswomen Build Nations 2022...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the NABTU Tradeswomen Build Nations 2022 Conference

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Thank you, Vennicia, for that introduction. Vennicia has been a friend for years. When I was Governor, Vennicia would be sure to find me at every building trades event to make sure I knew about the Rhode Island Women in the Trades. In Rhode Island, they knew me as the Building Trades Governor. Now, I hope you’ll know me as the Building Trades Secretary. I’ve been to so many building trades events...

Joint Statement: U.S. Department of Commerce and Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry Celebrate Inaugural U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation Annual Dialogue

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Today, U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago and Singapore Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry Gabriel Lim held the inaugural U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation (PGI) annual dialogue. The dialogue convened private sector and civil society representatives from both countries to help review PGI activities and outcomes in 2022 and...