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U.S. FEDERAL AGENCY

FY24-25 Priority Goals

Implementation plans that include quarterly updates of goal progress will be available starting this spring, 2024.

Ensure all Americans have access to high-speed, affordable, and reliable broadband

By September 30, 2025, the Departments of Agriculture and Commerce will expand affordable and reliable access to broadband service by funding projects, which when completed, will provide at least 6,250,000 households and other locations with reliable and affordable access to high-quality internet service. This will be achieved through investment in broadband infrastructure and related activities, accompanied by outreach and technical assistance, and in coordination with applicable Federal agencies, to promote American household accessibility to affordable, reliable, high-speed internet service.

Joint Goal with the Department of Agriculture

Alan Davidson

Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Communications and Information & Administrator

Jacki Ponti-Lazaruk

Chief Innovation Officer

USDA Rural Development Innovation Center

Doug Kinkoph

Associate Administrator

National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth

Laurel Leverrier

Deputy Administrator

USDA Rural Development Telecom

Advance U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

By September 30, 2025, the Department of Commerce will advance U.S. national security and economic competitiveness by building domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity through investing in the development of a range of semiconductor facilities and upstream suppliers, including at least two clusters dedicated to the fabrication of leading-edge logic chips; and by investing in research and development programs focused on supporting research in semiconductor technology, metrology, advanced packaging, and manufacturing.

Dr. Laurie Locascio

Director of NIST and Under Secretary of Standards and Technology

NIST

Michael Schmidt

Director

CHIPS Program Office

Dr. Lora Weiss

Director

CHIPS Research & Development Program Office

Protect U.S. Critical and Emerging Technology

By September 30, 2025, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will enhance its efforts to protect U.S. critical and emerging technologies by: 1) conducting outreach to a minimum of 2,500 domestic and foreign companies, foreign governments, and other parties to increase awareness of and thus compliance with export controls; and 2) enhancing the effectiveness of our controls by increasing the number of enforcement outcomes by 15% and increasing the number of end-use checks, which are a critical tool to prevent the transshipment and diversion of U.S. items, by 25%.

Alan F. Estevez

Under Secretary

Industry and Security

Kevin J. Kurland

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Export Enforcement

Matthew S. Borman

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Export Administration

Advance Toward Climate Ready Coasts

By September 30, 2025, NOAA will improve climate resilience in coastal communities by completing 100% of programmatic milestones: to improve fish passage for threatened and endangered species; support coastal habitat restoration priorities of tribes and underserved communities, remove marine debris; and protect and conserve coastal and Great Lakes habitats.

Dr. Richard W. Spinrad

Under Secretary of Commerce

Oceans and Atmosphere & NOAA Administrator

Janet Coit

Assistant Administrator

Fisheries

Nicole R. LeBoeuf

Assistant Administrator

National Ocean Service

Accelerate place-based and innovation-driven economic development

By September 30, 2025, Economic Development Administration (EDA) will equitably and inclusively accelerate high-growth industry clusters that are critical for U.S. global competitiveness. This will be achieved by supporting economic transformation of 21 U.S. regions awarded through the Build Back Better Regional Challenge and by designating at least 20 regional technology hubs (Tech Hubs).

Alejandra Y. Castillo

Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Economic Development

Dennis Alvord

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Economic Development and Chief Operating Officer