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Full List of Co-Sponsors for Glass-Steagall
August 12, 2011 • 12:42 PM

**New: On September 17, 2011 the Louisiana State Central Democratic Committee and the Washington State Democratic Central Committee both passed resolutions in support of a return to Glass Steagall. They are the first and second statewide Democratic Committees to do so.

The following is a growing list of both congressional support behind bills for Glass Steagall in the House of Representatives and organizations and municipalities which have passed resolutions in support of HR 1489.

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Current List of Congressional Co-Sponsors to Marcy Kaptur's HR1489. (By date of signing)

  • (init.) Marcy Kaptur (D - OH)
  • James Moran (D-VA)
  • Walter Jones (R-NC)
  • John Conyers (D-MI), former Chair, current ranking member House Judiciary Committee, dean of Black Caucus
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL)
  • Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), former Co-Chair Progressive Caucus
  • Jim McDermott (D-WA)
  • Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY), ranking member House Committee on Rules
  • Edolphus Towns (D-NY), former Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
  • Maxine Waters (D-CA), former Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus
  • Marcia Fudge (D-OH)
  • Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
  • Danny Davis (D-IL)
  • Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
  • John Garamendi (D-CA)
  • Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)
  • Peter Visclosky (D-IN)
  • Jan Shakowsky (D-IL)
  • Barbara Lee (D-Ca), former Chair Congressional Black Caucus, former Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus
  • Mike Coffman (R-CO)
  • George Miller (D-CA), former Chair, current ranking member Education and the Workforce Committee
  • Hansen Clarke (D-MI)
  • Fortney Pete Stark (D-Ca)
  • Michael Capuano (D-MA), ranking member U.S. House financial services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
  • Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), former Chairman of the United States House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rodney Alexander (R-LA)
  • Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), the Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus
  • Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)
  • John F. Tierney (D-MA)
  • Donna Christensen (D-VI)
  • Al Green (D-TX)
  • Bob Filner (D-CA)
  • Tammy Baldwin(D-WI)
  • Peter Welch (D-VT)
  • John Olver (D-MA)
  • Larry Kissel (D-NC)
  • Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY)
  • Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
  • Michael H. Michaud (D-ME)
  • Henry C. "Hank" Johnson(D-GA)
  • Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
  • Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
  • Keith Ellison (D-MN)
  • Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee (Co-Chair for Steering)

Current List of Congressional Co-Sponsors Rep. Maurice Hinchey's H.R. 2451

  • (init.) Maurice Hinchey (D-NY)
  • John Conyers (D-MI)
  • Michael Capuano (D-MA)
  • Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
  • Jay Inslee (D-WA)
  • Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)

Institutional Support:

Legislative Support:

  • June 2010: The Borough Council of Lansford, Pa. and the Council of Morgan Township both passed resolutions demanding their Congressmen re-enact Glass-Steagall.
  • September 2010: The Port Jervis, New York City Council passed LPAC's resolution for Glass-Steagall.
  • Fall 2010: Mansfield Township, New Jersey passed LPAC's resolution for Glass-Steagall.
  • May 24, 2011: The city council of Irvington, NJ passed a Glass-Steagall resolution.
  • June 13, 2011: The city council of Newton, NJ passed a Glass-Steagall resolution.
  • June 14, 2011: The city council of Elizabeth, NJ passed a Glass-Steagall resolution.
  • June 20, 2011: The City Council of the Boro of Ridgway, PA passed a resolution calling on Congress to pass H.R. 1489.
  • July 11, 2011: The Council of the Home Rule Borough of Edinboro, Pennsylvania passed a resolution in support of H.R. 1489.
  • July 12, 2011: The City Council of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania passed a resolution calling for Glass Steagall by a unanimous vote of 7 to 0.
  • July 14, 2011: The City Council of Conroe, Texas passed a resolution supporting Glass-Steagall.
  • July 18, 2011: TheBorough of Berwick, PA, a town of 10,000, passed the Glass-Steagall resolution.
  • July 19, 2011: The Boro of Ambler, Pennsylvania passed the Glass-Steagall resolution.
  • August 8, 2011: Portsmouth, Ohio City Council passes Glass-Steagall resolution.
  • September 6, 2011: City Council of Parma, Ohio Passes Resolution for H.R. 1489.

Resolutions Introduced:

Editorial Support:

  • The Fairbanks, Alaska Daily News Miner, in June 2010.
  • The Bangor, Maine Bangor Daily News in June 2010.
  • The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the flagship paper of Richard Mellon-Scaife, on November 22, 2010.
  • The Mitchell Daily Republic, in South Dakota, published an op-ed by Ron Wieczorek calling for Glass-Steagall, on July 2, 2011.
  • The Salt Lake Tribune, oldest and largest newspaper in Salt Lake City, published a strong, unsigned editorial on August 16 calling on Congress to restore the Glass-Steagall Act.

Special Letters of Endorsement: