Oct.26 — Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker discusses her P33 initiative aimed at boosting Chicago’s standing as a tech center, Amazon.com Inc.’s search for a second headquarters and the need for U.S. workforce training. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
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After complaints about Pritzker’s Prisoner Review Board, advocates say it’s become too strict
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Biden taps Penny Pritzker to help Ukraine rebuild its economy
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Chicago Hansberry shuts out Chicago Pritzker
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Who is Penny Pritzker, new US special representative for Ukraine's economic recovery?
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Introducing Biden’s New Special Representative for Ukraine’s Recovery
14, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced that Penny Pritzker has ... and politician from Chicago. During the period of Barack Obama’s presidency, she headed the Ministry of Commerce ...
Biden names Penny Pritzker to lead U.S. in forging Ukraine’s economic recovery
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