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Secretary Gina Raimondo

Gina M. Raimondo serves as the 40th U.S. Secretary of Commerce and was sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris on March 3, 2021. As Secretary of Commerce, she is focused on a simple but vital mission — to spur good-paying jobs, empower entrepreneurs to innovate and grow, and help American workers and businesses compete.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager Announce U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Talent for Growth Task Force

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Today, the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) Co-Chairs U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and European Commission (EC) Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager announced on behalf of the TTC the creation of the Talent for Growth Task Force. The Task Force will help position the U.S. and EU to achieve a well-trained workforce, which is critical to maintaining our leadership in...

FACT SHEET: U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Advances Concrete Action on Transatlantic Cooperation

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The U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) held its third ministerial meeting on December 5 at the University of Maryland in College Park. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai co-chaired the meeting with European Commission Executive Vice Presidents Margrethe Vestager and Valdis Dombrovskis to discuss...

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Addresses White House Tribal Nations Summit and Announces New Commerce Department Efforts that Support Tribal Communities

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Yesterday, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo virtually addressed the second White House Tribal Nations Summit and highlighted the Commerce Department’s efforts and commitment to ensuring that Tribal communities have the resources they need for economic growth including access to high-speed Internet. During her remarks, Secretary Raimondo announced the appointment of Shaun Deschene as the Commerce...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Ukraine Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov to express the U.S. government’s support for Ukraine in the face of Russia’s continued aggression and attacks on Ukraine’s critical infrastructure. Deputy Prime Minister Fedorov briefed Secretary Raimondo on Ukraine’s efforts to support continued operation of...

Ensuring Tribal Communities Have the Resources Needed for Economic Growth

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Native American Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and honor the rich history and heritage of Native Americans and recognize their vast contributions to our country’s progress and to our economy. The Commerce Department is committed to ensuring that Tribal communities have the resources they need for economic growth. That commitment starts with high-speed internet. For too long, Tribal...

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...

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Joins First Lady Jill Biden, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona in Announcing New Administration Initiative to Prepare Young Americans for the Careers of the Future

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On Monday, November 14, First Lady Jill Biden, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona announced Raise the Bar: Unlocking Career Success, a new Biden-Harris Administration initiative that will strengthen the connection between K-12 education, postsecondary education, and workforce programs. The announcement marked the beginning of...

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...