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Nov042016

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Speaking before 200 participants at the 13th Annual Lockheed Martin Women’s Impact Network Leadership Forum, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker made the case for the advancement of women in today’s high-growth, high-tech industries.

Nov032016

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The U.S. economy is now in its eighth year of economic expansion. On average, the economy has grown at an annualized rate of 2 percent these past seven years. Thanks to many economic policies implemented since the financial crisis, the economy is on solid footing and is now enjoying the fourth longest period of expansion on record dating back to the mid-1800s.

Nov022016

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Smaller than the size of a fingernail, semiconductors drive the digital economy and have put the whole of human knowledge at our fingertips. Over the last half century, they have become one of the world’s most important technologies and the basis of America’s most critical industries. Today, the U.S.

Nov022016

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The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today introduced CyberSeek, an interactive online tool designed to make it easier for cybersecurity job seekers to find openings and for employers to identify the skilled workers they need.

Nov012016

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As I reflect on my term as co-chair of the National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE), I must first thank Secretary Penny Pritzker for providing me the opportunity to serve, for listening to our ideas, and for challenging NACIE to imagine how we can increase innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States.

Oct312016

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As “America’s data agency,” the Department of Commerce collects, processes, and disseminates approximately 36% of federal open data. That data fuels planning, research and operations that support society and the economy. Commerce is continuously working to improve its delivery of services. To help advance the Department's open data efforts, U.S.

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