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Stevieslaw: FEMA to Assume Cabinet Status

Stevieslaw: FEMA to Assume Cabinet Status

Congress today announced plans to promote The Federal Emergency Management Agency to Cabinet status. Spokesperson, Atal Castia, said, “With the rebuilding of Texas estimated to cost 120 billion and bills still out for rebuilding the Florida Keys and Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. 188 more words


Former Commerce Employee Sentenced for Bribery Scheme

A former information technology official with the Department of Commerce was sentenced today to 4 years in prison and ordered to forfeit approximately $224,500 for conspiracy to pay and receive bribes, and acceptance of bribes by a public official. 12 more words


Sting operation uncovers dozens of Utah contractors operating without a license

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Commerce recently conducted an undercover sting and found dozens of contractors operating without a license.

Alisha Hadden is among those who have been left frustrated by someone who claimed to be a professional. 442 more words


US Tire Manufacturers Association asks Department of Commerce(DOC) to exclude certain types of steel from tariff investigations

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating the national security implications of steel imports, and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has testified consumers, as well as the U.S. 371 more words

A Day in D.C.

I need to make a confession. I have never visited Washington, D.C. Never. I have never lived somewhere where taking a day trip there was a remote possibility. 215 more words


On tariffs--and a proposal

I wrote yesterday about globalization to provide a context for today’s post about tariffs. A tariff is a tax assessed by a government upon imports. Governments assess taxes to gain money, of course, but the purpose of a tariff is often more than income. 917 more words

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Trump Nominates Erin Walsh to be Director General of the Foreign Commercial Service

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President Trump recently nominated Erin Walsh, a member of the Trump’s presidential transition team and part of the landing team at the State Department to be Assistant Secretary at the Department of Commerce and Director General of the Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) (see… 230 more words

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