Tagged: export-import bank

What's Next After Export-Import Bank Charter Expires at Midnight?

by Associated Press 6/30/2015 11:31 am

Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end up being only temporary.

New Ads Urge Arkansas, Tennessee Reps to Oppose Export-Import Bank

by Associated Press 6/12/2015 11:36 am

The anti-tax Club for Growth says it is spending $150,000 in television ads in Arkansas and Tennessee to urge two Republican congressmen to oppose the renewal of the charter of the Export-Import Bank.

Arkansas' Top Exporters Recognized, Officials Call for Ex-Im Bank Renewal

by Mark Carter 5/19/2015 2:39 pm

At an awards ceremony recognizing the state's top exporters, Arkansas small business owners and an official with the U.S. Export-Import Bank called for the bank charter's renewal.

GOP Conservatives Confident They Can Kill Ex-Im Bank

by Associated Press 5/19/2015 11:29 am

Conservatives dominating the GOP-controlled House say they are increasingly confident about killing a little-known federal agency that subsidizes overseas purchases of U.S. exports.

Ex-Im Bank Chair: We're Here to Level Playing Field

by Mark Carter 4/8/2015 9:32 am

In Little Rock Tuesday to speak at the Clinton School of Public Service and tour the Power Technology Inc. laser manufacturing facility in Alexander, U.S. Export-Import Bank chairman Fred Hochberg insisted his job is to level the playing field for American exporters, big and small.

House GOP to Extend Export-Import Bank Authority

by Associated Press 9/9/2014 2:14 pm

Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday the House will extend the authority of the Export-Import Bank this month and it may be done as part of a government-wide funding bill needed to prevent a shutdown at month's end.

A Program Worth Bridging The Ideological Divide (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 8/6/2014 3:01 pm

The growing rift between mainstream, establishment Republicans and their more conservative, Tea Party colleagues threatens to engulf every major policy issue coming down the pike in Congress.