The Export-Import Bank is Virginia’s economic growth engine

With the Port of Virginia in Hampton Roads being the third-busiest port on the East Coast, Virginia plays an integral role in our country’s exporting economy. Our Virginia ports are valuable assets that enable exporters in a variety of industries from across the commonwealth and Mid-Atlantic to ship goods to overseas buyers competing in the global marketplace. Just as our ports facilitate the physical transfer of goods from the United States abroad, the U.S. Export-Import Bank facilitates the financing necessary for domestic and Virginia firms to succeed abroad.


Allen: Reagan’s Ex-Im Bank reforms still paying dividends

President Reagan was one of our country’s greatest leaders because he valued fair opportunities for the American people over political manipulations that waste taxpayer money.

The “Great Communicator” listened and connected with Americans and then acted in the best interest of our nation. This is why Reagan and presidents from both parties have shown strong support for the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. The Ex-Im Bank’s charter has been reauthorized every term since its inception in 1934.


Allen & Lincoln: Let’s Not Harmfully Politicize the Success of U.S. Businesses

In recent months, the reauthorization of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank—a federal organization with longtime bipartisan support—has somehow found its way into the center of a politically fueled debate on international trade.

At the insistence of a few organizations that should know better, certain Republicans are digging in their heels against reauthorizing this important financial credit facility for small, medium and large U.S. businesses. For companies relying on the Ex-Im Bank, this is a very serious threat as the importance of global trade to advancing industry and job growth in the United States is becoming increasingly essential.


Gov. Pence at GOP Convention

Vice Presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence delivered an outstanding, principled speech last night at the Republican National Convention addressing reforms and leadership to make America more secure, more competitive and trusting free people to govern themselves. I consider Mike Pence a long time friend and top quality, experienced conservative choice by Donald Trump. Below are … Continue reading “Gov. Pence at GOP Convention”

July 21, 2016