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Deputy Secretary Graves and Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi Announce Puerto Rico Economic Dialogue, Meets with Key Local Government, Business, and NGO Leaders to Highlight Dialogue’s Key Pillars

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Last week, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico where he announced the intent for the US Government to partner with the Government of Puerto Rico to hold an economic dialogue in Washington D.C. in the fall, as well as his new role as Puerto Rico Economic Growth Coordinator. Surrounding the announcement, the Deputy Secretary also participated in several...

Know Before You Go Boating: Safety Tips from NOAA

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The following is part of a summer blog series with a focus on summer safety tips from NOAA written by Marissa Pekular (Intern) If you’re one of the 100 million Americans who go boating each year, you likely enjoy taking in beautiful scenery, making the most of great weather, fishing, swimming, and even just relaxing. However, boating can pose serious risks when you’re on the water. In 2021, the U...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces over $50 Million in Internet for All Grants to Two Alaska Native Entities

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Assistant Secretary Davidson Announced the Awards During an Official Visit to Alaska At an Internet for All roundtable today in Fairbanks, Alaska, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that it has awarded two grants as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program. These grants, totaling approximately $51 million, are awarded...

Intern Spotlight Series: Sydney Lyn Lewis

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Sydney Lyn Lewis is an intern in the Deep-Sea Coral Research and Technology Program for the Office of Habitat Conservation. In this intern spotlight, she shares her experience as a summer intern, working in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This is the final installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of...

Intern Spotlight Series: Samantha Swartz

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Samantha Swartz is an intern in the Commerce Department. In this spotlight, she writes about her experience as a summer intern. This is the sixth installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My name is Sam Swartz, and I am a rising junior at Brown University studying International & Public...

Intern Spotlight Series: Margaret (Meg) Lillis

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Margaret (Meg) Lillis is an intern for the International Trade Administration’s Global Markets, Office of Africa. In this Q&A, Meg writes about her experience as a summer intern for the Department of Commerce and what’s next for her. This is the fifth installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship...

Intern Spotlight Series: Aamer Uddin

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Aamer Uddin is an intern at the Office of Public Engagement, Office of the Secretary. In this intern spotlight, he shares about his experience working as a summer intern for the Department of Commerce. This is part four of the seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My name is Aamer Uddin, and I was born in...

Intern Spotlight Series: Gianna Juarez

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Gianna Juarez is an intern in the Office of the White House Liaison. In this Q&A, she writes about her experience as a summer intern working for the Department of Commerce. This is the third installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My family came to the United States from Peru (mother) and...