Sunlight Foundation Report on Export-Import Bank Highlights Lobbying


Despite losing a friend in House leadership and now his successor’s avowedlack of interest, the Export-Import Bank — which has been criticized for promoting corporate welfare — remains well-positioned to secure reauthorization this fall.

That’s the conclusion of the Sunlight Foundation, which analyzed the lobbying efforts of the bank’s corporate beneficiaries. In fact, it’s not really a close call.

Only one company on Sunlight’s list of 20 organizations “that have lobbied the most” on the subject of the Export-Import Bank since 2008 has been critical of the bank’s methods. That would be Delta Airlines, which is not too keen on the bank’s subsidizing of overseas outfits so that they can purchase Boeing planes more cheaply.

Continue Reading at

Posting Policy
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse. Read more.

Trending on Liberty Alliance

Don't miss a thing. Sign up for our email newsletter to become a Liberty Alliance insider.