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Deputy Secretary Andrews Emphasizes How National Weather Service Employees’ Work is Central to the Department’s Mission

Tue, 2014-10-28 15:30

Deputy Commerce Secretary Bruce Andrews traveled to Kansas
City, MO, yesterday to meet with National Weather Service (NWS) employees and talk
about how important their work is to both help American businesses and save
lives and property.

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We Will Stop Ebola in West Africa

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:37

USAID Administrator Raj Shah and U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac meet with Doland Willis and Gabriel Frank of the U.S. Army JFC Operation United Assistance Liberia at the Ebola Emergency Operations Center in Monrovia.

October 14, 2014.

(by Morgana Wingard)

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Countdown to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:30

President Obama believes "Entrepreneurs embody the promise of
America: the idea that if you have a good idea and are willing to work hard and
see it through, you can succeed in this country. And in fulfilling this
promise, entrepreneurs also play a critical role in expanding our economy and
creating jobs."

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ENERGY STAR Day: The Power of the Little Blue Label

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:56

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on EPA Connect, the official blog of EPA's leadership. See the original post here.

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PTAB Hits the Road Again in November 2014 for Detroit Region Roadshows about the AIA Trials

Tue, 2014-10-28 11:00

Cross-posted from USPTO.Blog by Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. LeeStakeholder engagement is a critical mission of the USPTO, and I am excited to share that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board will visit the Great Lakes region
to provide more training about the AIA trials. In November, the board
will visit Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Milwaukee, and
Minneapolis for afternoon, interactive programs. Earlier this spring,

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Profitable and Out of Business

Tue, 2014-10-28 00:00

Having cash on hand is critical to staying afloat. In fact, profitable companies go broke because they had all their money tied up in assets and couldn’t pay their expenses. Working capital...

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CDC: Monitoring Symptoms and Controlling Movement to Stop the Spread of Ebola

Mon, 2014-10-27 18:56

Ed. Note: This factsheet is cross-posted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read the original factsheet in its entirety here. 
Yesterday, based on the best medical science, the CDC updated its guidance to provide new information for public health officials on monitoring people who may have been exposed to Ebola; overseeing their care; and -- when warranted to protect the public health or our communities -- limiting their movement or activities. 

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Secretary Pritzker and Three PAGE Ambassadors to Attend Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:15

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will attend the Global
Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place November 19-21 in
Marrakech, Morocco to demonstrate the U.S. government’s continued commitment to
fostering entrepreneurship around the world. On November 19, her activities
will focus specifically on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. This year’s summit
marks the fifth annual gathering of entrepreneurs at all stages of business
development, business leaders, mentors, and high-level government

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Reach Higher with the First Lady on Tumblr and IRL

Mon, 2014-10-27 13:30

We’re excited to announce that on Monday, November 3, First Lady Michelle Obama will take to Tumblr for the first time to answer your questions on education as part of her Reach Higher initiative, which aims to inspire every student to take charge of their future and complete their education past high school.

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Secretary Pritzker Meets with Korean CEOs to Discuss Importance of Entrepreneurship

Mon, 2014-10-27 10:00

As part of her efforts to
strengthen commercial ties between the United States and the Asia-Pacific
region, Secretary Pritzker met with Korean entrepreneurs in Seoul to
discuss the importance of supporting policies in the U.S. and Korea that
encourage innovation. 

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