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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Hold Roundtable with Energy Leaders on Addressing Cybersecurity Threats

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher hosted a roundtable discussion focused on critical cybersecurity challenges facing our country. With representatives from industry and academia, the group emphasized a collective imperative to increase engagement and collaboration on emerging best practices to combat increased cyber threats to our energy sector...

Deputy Secretary Don Graves Joins NOAA at Groundbreaking Project to Rebuild Ketchikan, Alaska Port Facility

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The following is a cross-post from the Commerce Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves joined Federal, state and local officials at a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of a NOAA project to revitalize the agency’s port facility in Ketchikan, Alaska. “Building back better with climate-resilient infrastructure is what...

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo's Call with Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien

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Today, Secretary Raimondo had an introductory meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade, Nguyen Hong Dien. During their phone call, the Secretary and Minister Dien discussed the significance of the U.S.-Vietnam commercial relationship and potential areas for further growth. Secretary Raimondo highlighted the importance of energy sector cooperation, such as in renewable energy and...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Joins White House Cybersecurity Summit

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo joined President Biden, senior Administration officials and private sector leaders to discuss how to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and foster stronger collaboration across the public and private sector to address cybersecurity challenges. As part of the summit, Secretary Raimondo and Small Business Administrator Isabel Guzman met with...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo's Call With Indian Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu

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Today, Secretary Raimondo spoke with the Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu to discuss the U.S.-India commercial relationship. During their meeting, Secretary Raimondo and Ambassador Sandhu underscored the importance of this commercial relationship and their commitment to growing business ties in support of the broader strategic relationship. They discussed scheduling the...

Commerce Department and Treasury Department Release Fact Sheet Supporting the Cuban People’s Right to Safe and Secure Access to the Free Flow of Information on the Internet

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On July 11, 2021, tens of thousands of Cuban people marched in cities across their country to demand freedom from decades of repression and economic suffering to which they have been subjected by Cuba’s authoritarian regime. Standing with the Cuban people in the face of ongoing repression is a top priority for the Biden-Harris Administration. Accordingly, at President Biden’s direction, the United...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Following Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on a broad bipartisan vote of 69-30. This historic bill includes many of President Joe Biden’s economic priorities, including record investments in minority-owned businesses, broadband infrastructure, expanded funding to track and address climate change, while also including the largest-ever federal investments...

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Tours Labs at Rutgers University with Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.

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Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today toured labs at Rutgers University with Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo. The labs perform cutting-edge research on robotics, clean energy, and sustainable manufacturing. The tour highlighted the need to spur economic growth in the United States through federal investment in innovation, American manufacturing, and research and development...