Stories tagged: Export-Import Bank
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
Banking panel kills Trump nominee to lead Export-Import Bank
A GOP-controlled Senate panel rebuffed President Donald Trump on Tuesday, killing the nomination of his controversial pick to run the Export-Import Bank.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Trump should dump his Ex-Im nominee
If Trump truly wants to put America first, he will find someone who fully supports the bank’s mission.
Fri., April 14, 2017
Trump breathes new life into Ex-Im
The hope now is that the president can persuade Congress to fill those vacancies on the Ex-Im board, and make this international trade tool great again.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 11:11 a.m.
Export-Import Bank reauthorized
After months of wrangling, Congress reauthorized the Export-Import Bank for four years with little fanfare Thursday.
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015
Editorial: Politics, not reason, prevails in Congress
Overdue, overwhelming Ex-Im Bank support illustrates difficulty of passing legislation.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 4:44 p.m.
Ex-Im Bank reauthorization passes House
House reauthorizes Export-Import Bank.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 8:46 p.m.
Congress moves Ex-Im Bank legislation out of committee
Congress begins voting on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. More votes coming Tuesday.
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015
Ex-Im Bank faces crucial vote
House expected to vote Monday on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, which critics call the “Bank of Boeing.”
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 11, 2015, 9:57 a.m.
Inslee takes lawmakers to task over Ex-Im bank
OLYMPIA – Eastern Washington’s Republican members of Congress should stop being “climate deniers” and work harder to reauthorize a key financing mechanism for international trade that helps the state, Gov. …
Wed., July 1, 2015
Trade deals in state stall as Export-Import Bank charter expires
Some $3.8 million in trade deals in Washington state were put on hold when Congress failed to renew the federal Export-Import Bank’s charter by Tuesday’s deadline, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Export-Import Bank reauthorization gains Washington’s senators’ support
Washington’s two senators helped sponsor a bipartisan bill Thursday that would keep a major export program important to the state from going out of business. But Congress, which starts a …
Wed., July 16, 2014
Politically divisive Export-Import Bank gains support of Inslee, Otter
Govs. Jay Inslee and Butch Otter signed on to a letter Tuesday urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, but the owner of a Palouse company sometimes listed as a …
Wed., June 25, 2014
McMorris Rodgers: Export-Import Bank needs reform
The Export-Import Bank must institute serious reforms to protect taxpayers before Congress reauthorizes it this year, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Tuesday. The bank, which provides funds for the purchase …
Thu., April 5, 2012
Senator seeks support for bank extension
Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell came to Spokane Wednesday to urge support for the Export-Import Bank, a federal agency that provides loan guarantees to foreign buyers of American-made products. The Ex-Im …