Read Ex-Im reauthorization bill

Sens. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinPennsylvania Senate rivals use Trump, Clinton as ammunition Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment Coal Country’s top lawyer takes on Obama’s EPA MORE (D-W.Va.) and Mark KirkMark KirkElizabeth Warren stumps, raises funds for Duckworth GOP blocks slate of Obama judicial nominees Durbin: McConnell should move criminal justice bill next month MORE (R-Ill.) will unveil later this week a five-year reauthorization bill for the Export-Import Bank.

The nine-page bill, a copy of which was obtained first by The Hill, would increase the bank's credit exposure limit from the current $140 billion to $160 billion. The legislation also would require the Government Accountability Office to study the bank's medium-term financing programs.

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It's a bare-bones piece of legislation, with one exception: it would reverse restrictions that Ex-Im officials passed in December preventing the bank from financing overseas power plants that won't adopt greener technology. The coal industry vehemently opposes the restrictions. Manchin, a coal state Democrat, heard their concerns.

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