Raimondo Urges Congressional Passage of Semiconductor Bill
Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo pressed senators April 27 to finalize legislation meant to boost domestic manufacturing of semiconductors.April 27, 2022
Chip Shortage Expected to Stretch Through 2022
The Biden administration has concluded that a global semiconductor shortage will persist until at least the second half of this year, promising long-term strain on a range of U.S. businesses, including automakers and the consumer electronics industry.
Commerce Head Gina Raimondo Aims to Bring Chip Manufacturing to the US
President Joe Biden has tasked Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo with ensuring the United States will be the world leader in computer chips.
Raimondo Says CEOs More Reasonable on Taxes Than Lobbyists
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo made a fresh pitch for President Joe Biden’s plan to raise corporate taxes, saying lower rates have failed to have much impact and that the chief executive officers she speaks to privately are “much more reasonable” on taxes than the trade groups who are aggressively lobbying against increases.
Raimondo Calls for Surge in Chip Production
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo called for a major increase in U.S. production capacity for computer chips whose current shortages are causing global manufacturing bottlenecks, saying the push could create jobs and wean the nation off over-dependence on China and Taiwan.
US Faces Security Crisis on Chips, Raimondo Says
The U.S. faces a national security “crisis” due to its lack of semiconductor production, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told senators in a hearing on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo Confirmed as Commerce Secretary
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.
US Senate Committee Approves Raimondo’s Nomination
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s nomination to become the country’s next secretary of commerce advanced to the floor of the U.S. Senate after a committee voted favorably on her qualifications.February 3, 2021
Senate Committee Schedules Vote on Raimondo’s Nomination
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.January 29, 2021
Climate Change, COVID-19 Aid Priorities for Biden Administration, Gina Raimondo Says
An emphasis on climate change will help guide the Biden administration’s infrastructure policy agenda, which aims to provide economic relief to states and industry stakeholders, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo told the Senate Commerce Committee at her confirmation hearing.January 26, 2021