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Biden-Harris Administration Awards $5.5 Million to Rhode Island in ‘Internet for All’ Planning Grants

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The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Rhode Island received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Rhode Island is receiving $5,506,100.07 in funding from the Bipartisan...

Advocating for U.S. Businesses: Commerce Secretary Lauds Westinghouse Electric for Major Export Win to Poland

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Poland has announced that Westinghouse Electric of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, will serve as technology supplier for its new national nuclear power program—a project that will support 62,500 American jobs and further Poland's transition to clean energy. The selection of Westinghouse is a culmination of 12 years of U.S. advocacy efforts by the Department of Commerce alongside the Departments...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $224 Million in High-Speed Internet Grants for Tribal Lands

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The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded 18 grants as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP). These new grants, totaling $224,479,717.83, bring the total of the program to $1.5 billion awarded to 112 Tribal entities. With funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also known as the...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Appoints Renee Gordon as FirstNet Authority Board Member

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the appointment of Renee Gordon, Director of the City of Alexandria’s Department of Emergency Communications, to serve on the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority). Gordon will serve as one of 12 non-permanent members selected by the Department of Commerce. Three permanent seats are occupied by the Attorney...

U.S. Departments of Transportation and Commerce to Establish Joint Task Force with Ukraine to Help Support Ukraine’s Infrastructure Resilience

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Today U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, and Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Oleksandr Kubrakov announced that they have signed a joint statement of intent to create a U.S.-Ukraine Infrastructure Task Force focused on Ukraine’s critical war-time needs and future post-conflict infrastructure reconstruction. This announcement reinforces the...

Biden-Harris Administration Releases New Framework for Diverse, High-Paying Telecom Jobs

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The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a new Workforce Planning Guide for states and territories to use when planning high-speed Internet deployment projects. The high-speed Internet deployment and digital equity projects funded through the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative will create over 150,000 of good...

Readout of Secretary Gina Raimondo’s Meeting with the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC)

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo met with the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC) alongside National Economic Council Chair Brian Deese and Port and Supply Chain Envoy Gen. Stephen Lyons, to discuss the ACSCC’s June 2022 recommendations, convey updates on actions taken to progress the recommendations, and discuss the committee’s work going forward. The ACSCC’s...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Japan Bank for International Involvement Chairman Tadashi Maeda

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo met with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Chairman, Tadashi Maeda, to discuss the strong economic partnership between the United States and Japan and cooperation on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). Secretary Raimondo underscored Japan’s continued support and leadership in the IPEF and highlighted outcomes...