U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
March 4, 2014
Contact: DOC Office of Public Affairs
Commerce Department budget focuses on the key attributes of a globally competitive economy, including promoting U.S. trade and investment, spurring innovation, and fueling data-driven economy
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today released the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the U.S. Department of Commerce. The FY15 budget request supports and builds on President Obama's vision for creating economic opportunity for all Americans, and includes critical funding for key Commerce priorities: promoting trade and investment, spurring innovation, and fueling our data-driven economy. The $8.8 billion FY15 budget request directly aligns with the Department's "Open for Business Agenda," which reflects Commerce's role as the voice of business and the Obama Administration's focus on economic growth and job creation.