Commerce Department

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Noun1.Commerce Department - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office)Commerce Department - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau - the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Technology Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
Patent and Trademark Office Database, Patent Office - the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones
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Swanson Group president Steve Swanson said he heard about the competitive grant from a former Oregon congressional staff member who now works for the Economic Development Administration.
4 million in Economic Development Administration (EDA) economic adjustment assistance grants will come from the U.
A $2 MILLION GRANT FROM THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION (EDA) WILL HELP TO CONSTRUCT ROADS, SEWER LINES AND ADDITIONAL PLANT SITES IN A LOCAL INDUSTRIAL PARK IN THE LOWNDES COUNTY, ALABAMA TOWN OF FORT DEPOSIT.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management passed the Economic Development Administration Reauthorization Act of 2003 last Wednesday.
The Planning District Commission obtained grants for construction and operations form the Federal Economic Development Administration ($300,000), USDA Rural Development ($400,000), the Tennessee Valley Authority ($250,000), the Duffield Development Authority ($300,00), and the Applachian Regional Commission's Entrepreneurship Initiative ($35,000), among others.
Most recently, he was assistant secretary and director of the Economic Development Administration of the U.
Agencies involved include the following: the Small Business Administration, the Economic Development Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Department of Agriculture, the Federal Home Loan Banks, the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac), the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Community Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
More surprising is a piece by Sharon Begley and two others about pork-barrel spending that the Clinton administration failed to cut, including the Small Business Administration, the space station, the Rural Electrification Administration, the Economic Development Administration, and cultural subsidies.
To get a loan, companies will have to meet definitions set by the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA).
Among them are the Economic Development Administration, which former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Orson Swindle described as 'a cookie jar for pork barrel projects'; and Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants, which are so rife with political favoritism that Sen.
Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Economic Development Administration has awarded five grants totaling $350,000 to regional councils in North Dakota.
Economic Development Administration," Sabin said in a news release.

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