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U.S. Department of Commerce

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  • International Aerospace Trade Summit Planned For September

    A coalition of business, government and academic representatives will announce Tuesday that an international trade summit on aerospace will be held next month in Groton. The Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit will connect Connecticut firms...
  • Feds sue Florida manufacturing agency over travel, lobbying expenses

    Feds sue Florida manufacturing agency over travel, lobbying expenses
    The U.S. Attorney’s office in Orlando has sued the Celebration-based Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership over $12.6 million in lobbying, travel and other expenses dating back nine years ago. The suit, filed July 30 in federal court, seeks...
  • Girls trained for science and technology fields

    Girls trained for science and technology fields
    A few weeks ago, Valerie Fernandez didn't know anything about computer programming. Now, the 17-year-old Pembroke Pines resident is coding an Internet game all by herself. Fernandez is one of 20 Broward County girls participating in a program called...
  • State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts

    State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts
    The lackluster economy prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley to propose erasing $84 million in planned spending for next year. Just a day after the new state budget took effect, O'Malley persuaded the Board of Public Works unanimously to approve a modest set of...
  • A bumpy year for Maryland's economy

    A bumpy year for Maryland's economy
    Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year. But not in 2013. That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
  • EB Contractor Summit Lures 300 Companies

    A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
  • Polluting our health

    Polluting our health
    The first thing Julie Franks-Marchese does each morning is click an app on her phone that gives her an air-quality report for Valencia, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Michael Marchese, and their sons, Jesse, 11, and Tyler, 15. Then she plans her...
  • Opening The Export Door To Connecticut Firms

    Cooper Atkins of Middlefield was recently presented with President Obama's "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The 129-year-old company produces high-tech time, temperature and humidity instruments for the food and health care...
  • Summit To Help Manufacturers Tap Into EB Supply Line

    COLCHESTER — A summit for at least 148 manufacturers in the state is planned for June 16 at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, made the announcement Tuesday at the aerospace company Alpha Q...
  • Bob Bailey, singer and Las Vegas civil rights pioneer, dies at 87

    Bob Bailey, singer and Las Vegas civil rights pioneer, dies at 87
    William "Bob" Bailey, a singer, TV host and Las Vegas civil rights trailblazer who was the first chairman of the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, has died. He was 87. Bailey, who suffered from Parkinson's disease, died May 24 under hospice care in Las...
  • Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees

    Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides is filling two of the key vacant posts at City Hall: city manager and city attorney. Pantelides has nominated Thomas C. Andrews as city manager and Michael G. Leahy as city attorney. The Annapolis city council must...