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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Preliminary Terms with Absolics to Support Development of Glass Substrate Technology for Semiconductor Advanced Packaging

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Proposed CHIPS Investment Would Support Construction of New Manufacturing Facility and Over 1,200 Jobs in Covington, Georgia Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce and Absolics, an affiliate of the Korea-based SKC, have signed a non-binding preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) to provide up to $75 million in direct funding under the CHIPS and Science...

Commerce Department Announces New Industry Voluntary Pledge to Bring more Women into Construction Industry

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Construction companies including Baker Construction, Gilbane Building Company, McKissack & McKissack, Mortenson, Power Design, Shawmut Design and Construction, and Suffolk sign on to Million Women in Construction Community Pledge Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the Million Women in Construction Community Pledge to bring more women into the construction workforce -- as well as...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Releases Strategic Vision on AI Safety, Announces Plan for Global Cooperation Among AI Safety Institutes

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As AI Seoul Summit begins, Raimondo unveils Commerce’s goals on AI safety under President Biden’s leadership. Raimondo announces plans for global network of AI Safety Institutes and future convening in the U.S. in San Francisco area, where the U.S. AI Safety Institute recently established a presence. Today, as the AI Seoul Summit begins, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo released a...

U.S. Department of Commerce Presents 2024 Presidential Awards for Export Achievements

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64 U.S. companies and organizations to receive nation’s top export honors Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce honored 64 companies and organizations from across the country with the President’s “E” and “E Star” Awards recognizing their contributions to increasing U.S. exports. Created in 1961 by Executive Order of the President, the President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition a U.S. entity...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Announces Order to Harness Potential of America’s Workforce, Releases DOC Workforce Policy Agenda

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Raimondo DAO unites the Department’s workforce equities across bureaus to empower workers with education and technical skills necessary to thrive in our increasingly tech-driven economy Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced a Department Administrative Order (DAO) to establish a Department of Commerce workforce policy agenda focused on preparing workers with the education and...

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Announces Speaker Lineup for 10th SelectUSA Investment Summit, Including U.S. Governors and Prominent Global Business Leaders

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the lineup of global executives, business leaders and senior U.S. government representatives participating in the 2024 SelectUSA Investment Summit, scheduled for June 23-26 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Notable speakers and attendees at this year’s SelectUSA Investment Summit include U.S...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on President Biden’s Action to Protect American Workers and Businesses from China’s Unfair Trade Practices 

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo issued the following statement on President Biden’s decision to direct the United States Trade Representative to increase tariffs under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 on $18 billion of imports from China to protect American workers and businesses. “President Biden is taking decisive action to ensure unfair trade practices do not threaten our...

U.S. Department of Commerce Implements Internet Routing Security

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) alongside several other bureaus within Commerce including the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the International Trade Administration (ITA), began implementing an important Internet...