December 1, 2015
The long-term transportation bill that is projected to pass Congress later this week includes several provisions by St. Louis-area members, a few of which have little to do with highways.
Among them is re-authorization of the Export-Import bank, whose charter expired earlier this year, and whose future has been the subject of intense lobbying and ideological debate. Its reauthorization was pushed by Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and supported by the St. Louis-area delegation.
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