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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Revocation of Hong Kong Special Status

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With the Chinese Communist Party’s imposition of new security measures on Hong Kong, the risk that sensitive U.S. technology will be diverted to the People’s Liberation Army or Ministry of State Security has increased, all while undermining the territory’s autonomy. Those are risks the U.S. refuses to accept and have resulted in the revocation of Hong Kong’s special status. Commerce Department...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 6th American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting

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Thank you, Ivanka, for your visionary leadership of both the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board and the National Council of the American Worker. Thank you for bringing both groups together today. All of you being here at the White House is a testament to your dedication to the American workforce. We must also commend the Advisory Board for calling an extraordinary meeting in mid-May to...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Virtual Meeting of the 27th Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing

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Thank you to all the members of ACCRES for volunteering your valuable time to this public service. Your expertise and guidance at this important juncture in the commercial space industry will drive future prosperity and wellbeing of all Americans. It sounds like the discussions you have had during the first two days have been extremely productive. Thank you, also, to the commitment of the esteemed...

Spotlight on Commerce: Gilbert Resendez, Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

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Guest blog post by Gilbert Resendez, Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Pride Month is a time for members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies to celebrate our history and continue the fight for equal rights. While we come from different places and different backgrounds, we all share the innate desire for acceptance.The...

Spotlight on Commerce: Dr. John Cortinas, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

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Guest blog post by Dr. John Cortinas, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory My name is John Cortinas, and I am the director of NOAA's Atlantic and Oceanographic Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) within NOAA Research. The laboratory is a world leader in conducting oceanographic and meteorological research in the areas of...

Spotlight on Commerce: Michael Marangell, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy Beijing

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Blog post by Michael Marangell, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy Beijing It still catches me off-guard when I realize that 2020 marks 10 years of Federal service, and all of it with the Commerce Department's International Trade Administration (ITA). I joined ITA after graduating from The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and...

Spotlight on Commerce: Zach Lilly, Telecommunications Policy Analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

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Guest blog post by Zach Lilly, Telecommunications Policy Analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Both my grandfather and father worked in cable. I used to joke with my dad that I fully intended to break that chain. I had, I thought, absolutely zero interest in the technical, often complicated world of telecommunications. As I got older, I began to realize what a...