Tag Archive: Export-Import Bank

Senate to Vote on Ex-Im Nominees

May 8, 2019 12:06 pm Published by

NSBA earlier this week urged lawmakers to approve the nominations to Ex-Im Bank's Board of Directors in order to ensure Ex-Im functions properly.

Senate to Talk to Ex-Im Nominee

July 18, 2018 2:54 pm Published by

Lawmakers will hear from Trump's nominee to head Ex-Im Bank this week, an agency that has been hobbled in the last two years by partisan political motives.

USTR Official Tapped for Ex-Im Post

April 25, 2018 4:29 pm Published by

According to the White House, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Jeffrey Gerrish will be named Acting President of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im) while maintaining his position at the USTR office.

Update on Ex-Im Bank

March 8, 2017 12:00 pm Published by

Recently, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signaled support for Ex-Im Bank—or a similar mechanism—to help bolster U.S. exports.

Ex-Im Bank 2016 Annual Report

January 10, 2017 12:04 pm Published by

On Jan. 4, Ex-Im Bank released its FY 2016 Annual Report highlighting its support of more than $8 billion in U.S. exports and an estimated 52,000 U.S. jobs.

NSBA, SBEA Applaud House Passage of Ex-Im Reauthorization

October 28, 2015 9:01 am Published by

NSBA and SBEA applaud passage in the House of reauthorizing language for Ex-Im Bank nearly four months after partisan politics shut down Ex-Im. The House voted overwhelmingly in support of the Bank with 313 lawmakers finally getting the opportunity to express their views on the record.

Discharge Petition Brings Ex-Im Closer to Renewal

October 14, 2015 10:53 am Published by

Ex-Im Bank is one step closer to being reauthorized, after Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) filed a discharge petition--the first successful one of its kind in nearly a decade--to force a floor vote in the House on legislation to renew Ex-Im. The move to save Ex-Im represents the first successful discharge petition in nearly a decade, as it is a rare legislative procedural maneuver that bypasses the usual process of moving legislation through a committee to the House floor. Last week, approximately 42 Republicans joined nearly every Democrats to reach the necessary signatures needed to force a vote—expected on Oct. 26—to renew Ex-Im’s charter. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, became the 218th signature on the Ex-Im discharge petition, setting the bill up for a full House vote likely later this month.

Ex-Im Stripped from Short-Term Highway Bill

July 29, 2015 8:59 am Published by

The House Rules Committee narrowly rejected an amendment to attach reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank to the short-term highway funding bill—a measure which appears likely to pass both the House and Senate this week.

Senate Shows Broad Support for Ex-Im Bank

June 17, 2015 7:49 am Published by

Last week, the Senate—in a primarily symbolic procedural vote—demonstrated broad support for a long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im) with 65 Senators voting in support of the Bank.