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Commerce's NTIA Launches Minority Broadband Initiative to Assist Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Advancing Broadband Connectivity

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Today, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) launched a new Minority Broadband Initiative (MBI) focused on solving broadband deployment challenges in vulnerable communities. NTIA announced the initiative at the 2019 Carolinas Alliance for Success in Education (CASE) Summit held at Johnson C. Smith University. The program seeks to ensure that Historically Black...

Secretary Ross Announces Six Organizations in the Healthcare, Nonprofit and Education Sectors win Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced today that six organizations will be presented with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Baldrige is the nation’s only presidential award for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations and businesses that have shown an unceasing drive for innovative solutions to complex challenges, visionary leadership and operational excellence. “With...

Driving Innovation for Disaster Response to Support America's First Responders and Build Resilient Communities

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Never is the nexus of public safety response and economic impact more prevalent than during a disaster. From flooding to hurricanes and wildfires, during a disaster, it is imperative that public safety and local officials have the best tools and technologies to save lives. Having this critical response infrastructure is also instrumental in helping local economies recover and remain resilient into...

America Welcomes the World’s Business: Registration Now Open for the 2020 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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America is where the world does business. It is not difficult to see why: companies expanding here will find a culture of innovation, dedication to hard work, and a high quality of life. From its inception. it has been the job of SelectUSA to encourage companies to benefit from these unmatched and unparalleled advantages the U.S. has to offer. More formally put, the mission of SelectUSA is to...

Spotlight on Commerce: Jeffrey Burton, Administrative Director, Denver Regional Office, U.S. Economic Development Administration

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Guest blog by Jeffrey Burton, Administrative Director, Denver Regional Office, U.S. Economic Development Administration As the Administrative Director for the Denver Regional Office of the Economic Development Administration (EDA), I am responsible for leading a team of dedicated professionals in empowering 100 Economic Development Districts across 10 western states in meeting the economic...

Spotlight on Commerce: Anthony Winbush, Paralegal, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of the General Counsel

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Blog post by Anthony Winbush, Paralegal, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of the General Counsel I am a senior non-commissioned officer in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. I serve as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA, reserve) to the Command Paralegal Manager, Headquarters, Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida....

Spotlight on Commerce: Craig Buerstatte, Acting Director, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration

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Guest blog post by Craig Buerstatte, Acting Director, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration As a young high schooler in a small Wisconsin town, I was fortunate to receive mentorship from an amazing group of community-focused Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) instructors. Their adventures of service and combat took them to places like Panama,...

Spotlight on Commerce: Randy Caldwell, Chief of Staff, Office of Director, National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

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Guest blog by Randy Caldwell, Chief of Staff, Office of Director, National Technical Information Service (NTIS) My kids seem to know Veteran’s Day is approaching sooner than I do and are always excited and pressing me to attend this function or that function. They approach this holiday with the same gusto and excitement as Halloween. Most of the time, much to my kids’ dismay, I shy away from...