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Secretary Gina M. Raimondo Statement on her Meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors

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Following a meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “Today, I was honored to join a bipartisan delegation of mayors from across the country who have been leading their communities through the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic recovery from it. Our cities need 21st century investments in...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo on the Announced Candidacy of Doreen Bogdan-Martin for ITU Secretary-General

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Following the announcement of ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s candidacy for ITU Secretary-General, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “Today the United States Government declares its support for Director Bogdan-Martin’s candidacy to be the first woman ever to lead the International Telecommunication Union. Bogdan...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Announces Efforts to Advance Offshore Wind Power Generation

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In a roundtable meeting convened by the White House today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced two new initiatives that will advance the Biden-Harris Administration’s clean energy goals by harnessing the economic potential of offshore wind power generation to combat the climate crisis and create more clean energy jobs. “These actions illustrate the Department’s commitment to...

Statement: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo On Her Meeting With The U.S. Travel Association

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Following her meeting with American travel and tourism CEOs convened by the U.S. Travel Association, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on the travel and tourism industry and has hurt far too many local economies, working people, and businesses. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the Biden-Harris Administration...

Statement: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo On Intel’s Plan To Build New Semiconductor Facilities In Arizona

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Today, following her participation in Intel’s announcement of its plans to build two new semiconductor facilities in Arizona, representing an investment of $20 billion in American semiconductor manufacturing, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “Today, we celebrate American innovation and job creation. Intel’s investment will help to preserve U.S...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Meeting with Members of the Semiconductor Industry Association

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Following a meeting with the CEOs and senior executives on the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) board of directors, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “I had a productive meeting with members of the Semiconductor Industry Association board of directors on the importance of American semiconductor innovation and manufacturing. Semiconductors are...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Actions Taken Under ICTS Supply Chain Executive Order

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Today, the Department of Commerce served subpoenas on multiple Chinese companies that provide information and communications technology and services (ICTS) in the United States. The subpoenas were issued to support requirements for the review of transactions pursuant to Executive Order 13873. The actions taken today are an important step in investigating whether the transactions involving these...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on the Signing of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act

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Following President Joe Biden signing the American Rescue Plan Act into law, Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “Far too many families, small businesses, and workers have seen their lives and livelihoods devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. But today, President Biden sent a clear message to the American people: Help is here. This historic piece of...