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Spotlight on Commerce: Cindy Edwards, Area Director, U.S. Economic Development Administration

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Guest blog post by Cindy Edwards, Area Director, U.S. Economic Development Administration I am an Area Director in the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Denver Regional Office. I oversee several EDA grant programs in Denver’s ten state region. EDA provides grants and technical assistance to economically distressed and disaster impacted communities to help create jobs and sustain...

Spotlight on Commerce: Rachel Wolbers, Telecommunications Policy Analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

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Guest blog by Rachel Wolbers, Telecommunications Policy Analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) I am honored to participate in the Department of Commerce’s celebration of Women’s History Month. Women have a unique power to face down challenges and bring people together. My mom, a trailblazing female executive, instilled in my sister and me a do-it-yourself...

Commerce This Week: March 17

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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

Census Bureau Statement on Modifying 2020 Census Operations to Make Sure College Students are Counted

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Census Bureau also announces updates to special operations, assistance program and early nonresponse followup The U.S. Census Bureau continues to carefully monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities. We are adjusting some operations as outlined below with two key principles in mind: protecting the health and safety of our...

America's Veterans Encouraged to Raise Awareness and Apply for Census 2020 Jobs

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To our Nation’s Veterans: Throughout our history, you have rallied time and again to protect and serve your family, neighbors, and friends. Your leadership, patriotism, and entrepreneurship exemplify the American spirit. As Article I Section II of the Constitution directs, every 10 years, we conduct a census to determine representation in Congress. Think of it as a national roll call. The next...

Over 99% of all U.S. Households Can Respond to the Census Online or by Phone in 59 Non-English Languages

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As invitations to respond to the 2020 Census begin hitting mailboxes this week, the U.S. Census Bureau wants you to know you can respond in more languages than ever before. In fact, over 99% of the nation’s households will be able to respond to the once-a-decade population count online or by phone in the language they speak at home. “By giving households the option to respond online or by phone in...

Commerce This Week: March 10

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Did you miss key news from Commerce this week? 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