House Appropriations Committee

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee

Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request for the Department of Commerce

Thu, 12 May 2022 13:30:00 GMT

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Chair Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)

  • Gina M. Raimondo, Secretary, United States Department of Commerce

The budget requests $11.7 billion in discretionary funding to support key Commerce Department priorities, including $372 million for the National Institutes of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) manufacturing programs, more than $150 million in new funding to the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to create jobs and drive growth in economically distressed communities, $110 million to increase services for minority-owned enterprises at the Minority Business Development Agency, and nearly $7 billion in funding for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA to catalyze wind energy, restore habitats, protect the oceans and coasts, and improve NOAA’s ability to predict extreme weather associated with climate change).