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President Obama announced on Monday his nomination of John Fernandez to head the Economic Development Administration as the new Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development. Most recently, Fernandez worked for the Indianapolis-based law firm ofKrieg Devault, advising private and governmental organizations oneconomic development, public...
The White House sent President Obama's proposed budget for FY 2012 to Congress earlier today--weighing in at $3.7 trillion. With Republicans looking to poke holes in the plan, Jack Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, will appear at a couple of congressional hearings throughout the week to defend it.
In advance of those hearings, Lew appeared on the White House website with a quick overview of what the budget hopes to accomplish.
The Corporation for National and Community Service will receive public feedback on their draft Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) until the end of this week.SIF is a new public-private initiative created by the 2009 Edward M. Kennedy Serve America...
Last night, President Barack Obama delivered a State of the Union-like address to a joint session of Congress where he tempered his doom-and-gloom message while outlining his plans for the economy. And while the stimulus package that he's promoting as the answer to our financial...
To become a global competitor in the burgeoning clean energy industry, the United States must reform policies and practices all along the innovation pipeline, from research and development to deployment and adoption. That’s according to a report the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released recently at the Global Cleantech Open Ideas Competition, which was held as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
[image courtesy Wordle.net] Hal Varian, the chief economist for Google has frequently said that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be a statistician. With the explosion of available digital data its not hard to see what he's getting at. Now think about the impact of...
Last week was a busy one for the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology, an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers who make policy recommendations “where understanding of science, technology and innovation is key to strengthening our economy.” In two separate reports, PCAST explored approaches to meet the sky-rocketing demand for wireless broadband as well as the necessary steps to provide long-term U.S. leadership in advanced manufacturing.
A new startup aimed at engaging the American public in the legislative process is shining a light on a handful of bills that could have a direct impact on entrepreneurship throughout the US.
The director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), David Kappos, said at the annual trade show of the Biotechnology Industry Organization earlier this week that he thinks the USPTO is hampering the creation of millions of potential jobs because of its inability to...
Congress has been grappling with patent reform for nearly a decade. Several reform bills have passed in past Congresses, but none have made it into law. A new series of debates is set to begin anew in the 111th Congress. Last week, the leadership of...
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