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Commerce This Week: September 11

Each week, we recap the latest U.S. Department of Commerce highlights spanning a wide range of issues promoting job creation and economic growth, programs, and events in one blog post.

Here are the key moments from Commerce: This Week

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

“Today, on the anniversary of September 11, 2001, we pause to remember the grave tragedy we faced as a Nation.  Nineteen years ago, we lost family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and a legion of great Americans to cowardly acts of terrorism.  My heart and prayers go out to the survivors, loved ones, and families still impacted by the horrific events on September 11th that forever changed our Nation. On this day, we also remember the heroism of the first responders and everyday Americans who jumped into the chaos to save lives. Today, let us also pray for our present-day heroes – the first responders and frontline workers, whose tireless work during the COVID-19 pandemic has saved countless lives.”  – Secretary Wilbur Ross on Patriot Day