Stories tagged: Commerce Secretary
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Report: Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit
Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has a stake in a shipping company that does business with a gas producer partly owned by the son-in-law of Russian …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary
The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Billionaire heads toward confirmation as Commerce secretary
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is headed toward confirmation as Commerce secretary in President Donald Trump’s administration.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Commerce secretary nominee Ross discloses vast range of assets
Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross’s financial disclosure showed the vast range of the billionaire’s wealth, which includes holdings of Apple and Boeing shares and cash accounts holding more $150 million …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Trump expected to tap billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary
Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor considered the “king of bankruptcy” for buying beaten-down companies with the potential to deliver profits, is expected to be President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for commerce …
Fri., May 15, 2009, 2:23 p.m.
Locke urges China trade balance
China must avoid unfair practices to bring more balance in trade with the United States, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said Friday.
Tue., April 21, 2009
Locke’s job covers host of functions
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has struggled to complete its economic team in the midst of the worst financial crisis to hit the country in seven decades. The final Cabinet-level …
Tue., March 24, 2009, 3:52 p.m.
Senate approves Locke for Commerce
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed former Washington Gov. Gary Locke as commerce secretary Tuesday, handing President Barack Obama an easy victory after his first two nominees for the post withdrew.
Thu., March 19, 2009, 1:06 p.m.
Former Gov. Locke reports 7-figure income
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s nominee for Commerce secretary will take a pay cut should he get the job. Gary Locke’s income topped $1 million over the past year, according …
Thu., March 19, 2009, 11:17 a.m.
Senate panel backs Locke for Commerce
WASHINGTON — The Senate Commerce Committee has approved President Barack Obama’s nominee for commerce secretary.
Thu., March 19, 2009
Vote could come today on Locke’s nomination
WASHINGTON – Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke appeared headed for easy confirmation as commerce secretary after sailing through a Senate hearing Wednesday. Locke sought to quell Republican concerns that the …
Wed., March 18, 2009, 11:37 a.m.
Locke says nation needs new jobs strategy
Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke told senators considering his nomination for commerce secretary Wednesday that the nation must “rebuild, retool and reinvent” its strategies for job creation amid the economic …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2009
Locke called ‘right man’ to lead Commerce
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama took another step Wednesday toward completing his Cabinet with the appointment of Democrat Gary Locke, the nation’s first Chinese-American governor and an expert on trade …