Lawmakers Focus on Continuing Resolution

September 10, 2014

Congress has less than ten legislative days before current government funds run out on Sept. 30, making one of their top priorities in coming days the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded.

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Ex-Im Reauthorization Included in CR

September 10, 2014

With only 21 days left until the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. charter expires, House Republican leaders are considering extending the Bank’s charter through June 2014 as part of a larger continuing resolution.

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Congress Returns with a Full Legislative Plate

September 4, 2014

When Congress returns to Washington, D.C. next week, there are several must-pass pieces of legislation awaiting them, including appropriations bills, reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank, tax extenders, the internet tax moratorium, and much more.

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The Atlantic Council: TTIP and SME Survey

August 6, 2014

NSBA's international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association is working with the Atlantic Council on research on the prospective impact of the TTIP agreement on small and medium-sized exporters.

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Congress No Closer to Ex-Im Reauthorization

July 30, 2014

With only a few days left before the August Congressional recess, it is looking more likely that the fate of the reauthorization of Export-Import Bank will not be determined until the 11th hour in September.

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Ex-Im Reauthorization Remains in Jeopardy

July 16, 2014

With only 77 days left until the current authorization for the Export-Import Bank expires, Congress continues to wrestle with what to do about its future. NSBA is urging members to contact their lawmakers in support of the Bank.

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NSBA Joins Senators for Call on Ex-Im Bank

July 1, 2014

On Tuesday, July 1, NSBA VP for Government Affairs Jody Milanese joined Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) on a widely-attended press call urging lawmakers to support reauthorization for the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im Bank). Also on the call were two small-business exporters...

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NSBA Urges Senate to Fund Export Program

June 4, 2014

Last week, NSBA and SBEA sent a letter to the Senate leadership urging their action to appropriate the necessary funds for the extension of the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program.

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