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Bowe Attends Ex-Im Bank Act Signing

Peter Bowe, president of Ellicott, was one of a handful of American exporters invited to witness President Barack Obama sign the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 (H.R. 2073) on May 30. The bill renews the charter of the Export-Import Bank for three years, and increases the banks lending cap to $140 billion from the current $100 billion.

July-August 2012

Richmond Introduces Bill Authorizing 50-foot Mississippi River Channel

On July 10, Congressman Cedric Richmond of Louisianas 2nd District introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012 - Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would authorize deepening the present 47-foot Mississippi River channel to 50 feet, and create a pilot project to promote the rebuilding of wetlands using maintenance material from the river.

July-August 2012

Report Says Jones Act Did Not Hinder Oil Cleanup

January-February 2011
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