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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

American Politics

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

U.S. Missions

Wary of China's Aluminum Dealings, Trump Team Now Fighting for US Aluminum


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Steel last week. Aluminum this week. President Trump sure is showing plenty of affection for U.S.-made industrial metals. 845 more words

'Buy American' Order Draws Mixed Reviews from Contractors

Combined with a crackdown on unmerited high-level work visas and unfair trade practices, the order taps procurement specialists to propose contracting reforms to be assembled over 220 days by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to create a “more muscular” Buy American policy, as a senior administration official told reporters Monday. 14 more words