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US Conference of Mayors letter asks Congress to support Export-Import Bank of the United States

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Executive Committee is re-issuing the Conference’s letter of support for reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Mayors wanting to lend support to the Ex-Im Bank Letter of Support to Congress, may go to www.usmayors.org/eximletter.

Last year, Congress extended the Bank’s charter through the end of June 2015. This means that the Ex-Im Bank will be unable to assist American businesses in the expansion of exports unless Congress re-authorizes the Bank by June 30. Over 30% of the nation’s economic growth during the recovery has come from exports.

The letter is open until February 15, 2015. Questions can be directed toward Dave Gatton on the US Conference of Mayors staff, dgatton@usmayors.org.

For additional information on the impact of the Bank on Washington State click here.

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