Yesterday, Nov. 21, the U.S. Senate approved a four-week spending bill to hold off a possible federal government shutdown. President Donald Trump signed the bill last night.
Among other things, the stopgap measure keeps the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) open until Dec. 20 as federal lawmakers try to negotiate a long-term re-authorization. More than 200 Ohio manufacturers have utilized Ex-Im since 2014. Late last week, the U.S. House passed a measure to reauthorize the bank for 10 years. 11/21/2019