WASHINGTON — The Commerce Department is launching the application process for cities to receive a total of $500 million in grants to become technology hubs.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — President Joe Biden cited supply chain achievements and urged foreign investment as the Commerce Department held a networking event that included 70 countries.
Gina Raimondo easily won Senate confirmation as Commerce secretary, placing the Rhode Island governor at the heart of President Joe Biden’s efforts to revive the U.S. economy and confront alleged unfair trade practices by China.
A U.S. Senate panel scheduled a vote to consider the nomination of Gov. Gina Raimondo to become the country’s next secretary of commerce.
President-elect Joe Biden has selected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as secretary of the Department of Labor.
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as his nominee for commerce secretary, a person familiar with the matter said Jan. 7.
Texas and California are the recipients of federal grants meant to enhance infrastructure projects essential for freight connectivity, the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration announced.
Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment unexpectedly declined in August, the first drop in five months, marking a pause from solid gains in manufacturing, Commerce Department figures showed Sept. 27.
Retail sales unexpectedly dropped for a second month in June, signaling consumers are providing only modest support for the U.S. economy, Commerce Department data showed July 14.