Biden Taps New Commerce Secretary

11/03/2021

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Former Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has been confirmed for the position of U.S. Commerce Secretary. She will oversee an $8B budget and 43,000 employees. Her first order of business is “getting America back to work”. One thing that the pandemic exposed is the sad fact that many Americans in rural areas do not have access to broadband networks. This of course makes remote learning all but impossible. So rectifying that is on her agenda as well. Full 5G speed ahead!

Read More:

https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/07/gina-raimondo-commerce-secretary-biden-455930

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/newly-sworn-commerce-secretary-raimondo-pledges-get-americans-back-work-n1259544

https://thehill.com/policy/technology/overnights/541294-hillicon-valley-senate-confirms-biden-commerce-secretary-pick



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