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In the two years since Hurricane Sandy made landfall on
October 29, 2012, the Department of Commerce, through its National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Economic Development Administration (EDA), Census
Bureau, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been working to help
communities recover and enhance resiliency in the face of future storms.
November 29th is Small Business Saturday! That’s right, the day after Black Friday and before Cyber Monday is your chance to make a lasting...Read More
President Barack Obama delivers a statement regarding U.S. health care workers responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, prior to his departure aboard Marine One from the White House South Lawn.
October 28, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)Read More
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.
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)Read More
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
Ed. note: This is cross-posted on EPA Connect, the official blog of EPA's leadership. See the original post here.Read More
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,