Glass-Steagall Support by State
September 9, 2014 • 7:20AM

ALABAMA
Legislative Action

  • January 2014 - Alabama | House Resolution 75 introduced by Rep. Tom Jackson.
  • April 2013 -Alabama House of Representatives passed, by acclamation, HJR 121 urging Congress to restore Glass-Steagall.
  • February 2013 - Alabama | House Joint Resolution 121 was introduced with the bipartisan support of 18 cosponsors and urges "Congress to support efforts to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment functions in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act."

Institutional Support

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Thomas Jackson

ALASKA

AMERICAN SAMOA
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Eni Faleomavaega (D-AS)

ARIZONA
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
  • Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)
  • Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • John McCain (R-AZ)

Legislative Action

  • February 2014 - Arizona | HCM 2011 was filed with 13 House sponsors, 12 Democrats, 2 Republicans AND 4 Senate sponsors, 2 Democrats, 2 Republicans, for a total of 18 sponsors.

Institutional Support

  • November 12, 2013 - In a unanimous hands-up vote, all 15 members of Arizona's Legislative District 27 Republican Committee voted in favor of the a resolution for the restoration of Glass-Steagall stating, "LD 27 Republican Committee supports H. R. 129, the Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2013 as the best working model of American banking".

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA
Legislative Action

  • August 2013 - California | The state legislature of California introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 73 urging "the President and the Congress of the United States to enact federal legislation to protect the public interest by reviving the separation between commercial banking and speculative activity embodied in the Glass-Steagall Act."

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Judy Chu (D-CA)
  • George Miller (D-CA)
  • Susan Davis (D-CA)
  • Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
  • Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
  • Barbara Lee (D-CA)
  • Julia Brownley (D-CA)
  • Janice Hahn (D-CA)
  • Jackie Speier (D-CA)
  • Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
  • John Garamendi (D-CA)
  • Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
  • Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
  • Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-CA)
  • Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)
  • Mike Honda (D-CA)
  • Karen Bass (D-CA)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Barbara Lee (D-CA)
  • George Miller (D-CA)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Barbara Boxer (D-CA)

COLORADO
Legislative Action

  • April 2013 - Colorado | SJM13-002 was introduced into the Senate "Memorializing the United States Congress to enact legislation regarding the regulation of commercial and investment banks." The primary sponsor is Republican Senator Owen Hill. The seven cosponsors, Baumgardner, Brophy, Lambert, Lundberg, Marble, Harvey, and King, are all Republicans. The memorial has been referred to the State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Mike Coffman (R-CO)

CONNECTICUT
State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Sen. Terry Gerratana
  • Rep. Dan Carter

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

DELAWARE
Legislative Action

  • May 2013 - Delaware | Senate Resolution 8 was introduced into the Delaware State Senate with ten cosponsors; six Democrats and four Republicans, including the Democratic Majority Whip.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-DC)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-DC)

FLORIDA
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Alan Grayson (D-FL)
  • Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
  • Frederica Wilson (D-FL)
  • Ted Yoho (R-FL)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Alan Grayson (D-FL)

GEORGIA
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Hank Johnson (D-GA)
  • John Lewis (D-GA)

HAWAII
Legislative Action

  • March 2013 - Hawaii | Four Hawaiian State Representatives introduced House Concurrent Resolution 138 "requesting the United States Congress to take action regarding the separation of commercial and investment banking functions through the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 or similar legislation".

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Denny Coffman

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

IDAHO

ILLINOIS
Legislative Action

  • May 2013 - Illinois | H.R. 354 was introduced by three Democrats into the Illinois State Senate, calling for Congress to enact Glass-Steagall banking separation.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)
  • Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)
  • Danny Davis (D-IL)
  • Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)

INDIANA
Legislative Action

  • April 2013 - Indiana | On April 11th House Resolution 0086 to reinstate Glass-Steagall was introduced by Representatives Klinker and Truitt, read, and adopted.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Peter Visclosky (D-IN)

IOWA
Cosponsors of S. 985

  • Tom Harkin (D-IA)

KANSAS

KENTUCKY
Legislative Action

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • John Yarmuth (D-KY)

LOUISIANA
Legislative Action

  • April 2014 - Louisiana | Louisiana State Representative Katrina Jackson, the head of the Black Caucus, has introduced House Concurrent Resolution NO. 83 into the State House of Representatives.
  • May 2013 - Louisiana | HCR 93 was introduced into the House "Memorializing congress relative to the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act separating commercial and investment banking functions." The primary sponsor is Democratic Representative Katrina Jackson, along with four cosponsors, two Republicans and two Democrats: John C. Morris (Republican), Marcus L. Hunter (Democrat), Frank A. Hoffmann (Republican), and John F. "Andy" Anders (Democrat).

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Vanec McAllister (D-LA)

MAINE
Legislative Action

  • March 2013 - Maine | On April 4th Senate Paper 465 to reinstate Glass-Steagall was read and adopted in the Senate and on April 9th it was read and adopted without objection in the House.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Sen. Troy Jackson

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Michael Michaud (D-ME)
  • Chellie Pingree (D-ME)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Angus King (I-ME)

MARINA ISLANDS
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-MP)

MARYLAND
Legislative Action

  • February 2014 - Maryland | Maryland Senator Anthony Muse has introduced Senate Joint Resolution 8 which matches Maryland House Joint Resolution 8, calling for the "Reinstatement of the Separation of Commercial and Investment Banking Functions".
  • February 2014 - Maryland | House Joint Resolution 8 was introduced (same language as 2013 resolution) with 50 total sponsors, which is over 1/3 of the Maryland House. 3 of which are Committee Chairs and 5 Republicans.
  • February 2013 - Maryland | House Joint Resolution 3 was introduced for the "Reinstatement of the Separation of Commercial and Investment Banking Functions" with the bipartisan support of 15 Representatives.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Del. Aisha Braveboy

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
  • Donna Edwards (D-MD)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Elijah Cummings (D-MD)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)

MASSACHUSETTS
State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Paul Schmid

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • James McGovern (D-MA)
  • Michael Capuano (D-MA)
  • John Tierney (D-MA)
  • Edward Markey (D-MA)
  • Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
  • Niki Tsongas(D-MA)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • John Tierney (D-MA)
  • Michael Capuano (D-MA)
  • James McGovern (D-MA)
  • Katherine Clark (D-MA)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
  • Edward Markey (D-MA)

Legislative Action

  • Millbury, MA demands Glass-Steagall, circulating a petition that demands the MA State Legislature pass a resolution demanding Congress to enact H.R. 129 to restore Glass-Steagall.
  • July 2013 - Massachusetts | A resolution, Senate 1824, was filed in the Massachusetts senate after a petition from the citizens of Milbury gained local approval.

MICHIGAN
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • John Conyers (D-MI)
  • John Dingell (D-MI)

Legislative Action

  • October 2013 - Michigan | Michigan State Senators Johnson, Anderson, Gregory, Bieda, Pappageorge, Young, Hopgood and Warren introduced Senate Resolution No. 98 for the reinstatement of Glass-Steagall banking separation.
  • November 2013 - Michigan | H.R. 260 was introduced into the Michigan House of Representatives by Rep. Brian Banks and has 11 cosponsors.

Institutional Support

MINNESOTA
Legislative Action

  • March 2014 - Minnesota | House Resolution HF 3299 was submitted by Rep. R. Dehn on March 26, 2014. This resolution matches Senate Bill 2334 which was introduced into the Minnesota Senate earlier in March.
  • March 2014 - Minnesota | Senate Bill 2334 "memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act, the Banking Act of 1933" was introduced into the Minnesota State Senate.
  • April 2013 - Minnesota | H.F. 1744 was introduced into the Minnesota House of Representatives "memorializing Congress to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions under the Glass-Steagall Act". The bill was initiated by a Republican Representative and has a list of bi-partisan cosponsors. The bill has been referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
  • May 2013 - Minnesota | S.F. No. 1666 was introduced into the State Senate with four co-sponsors, two Republicans and two Democrats, mirroring the bipartisan composition of the Minnesota House version of the resolution, introduced a month ago.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Collin Peterson (D-MN)
  • Timothy Walz (D-MN)
  • Keith Ellison (D-MN)
  • Rick Nolan (DFL-MN)

MISSISSIPPI
Legislative Action

  • April 2013 - Mississippi | House Resolution 165 was introduced with the support of State Representatives Banks, Calhoun, Evans (70th), Straughter, and Watson.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Bennie Thompson (D-MS)

MISSOURI
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)

MONTANA
Legislative Action

  • January 2013 – Montana | House Joint Resolution 4 introduced by B. Harris - "Urging the US Congress to enact the Return to Prudent banking act." On Jan. 28 the Committee on Business and Education voted 15 to 5 to table the resolution. Plans are being made to get the bill un-tabled.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Bill Harris

NEBRASKA

NEVADA

NEW HAMPSHIRE
State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Laurence Rappaport

NEW JERSEY
Legislative Action

  • March 2014 - New Jersey | New Jersey Senate Resolution 56 was introduced by Sen. Shirley Turner.
  • June 2013 - New Jersey | AR-182 was introduced into the New Jersey legislature urging Congress to reinstate Glass-Steagall.
  • September 2013 - New Jersey | New Jersey State Sen. Shirley Turner, a Democrat from Trenton, has introduced Senate Resolution 121. This is a companion bill, identical to Assembly Resolution 182, urging Congressional action to re-institute Glass-Steagall.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ)
  • Rush Holt (D-NJ)

NEW MEXICO
Legislative Action

  • January 2014 - New Mexico | Senate Memorial 37 introduced by Senator William P. Soules urges members of the New Mexico congressional delegation to support the efforts to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking.

NEW YORK
Legislative Action

  • March 2014 - New York | Resolution K1012 was introduced into the New York State Assembly as K1012 urging the New York State Congressional delegation to support efforts to reinstate the Glass-Steagall separation of banks. The resolutions main sponsor is Phil Steck, who also introduced the bill last year. There are 13 official co-sponsors.
  • May 2013 - New York | House Resolution K. 490, sponsored by Assemblyman Phil Steck (D-Schenectedy), was introduced with 19 cosponsors, including 3 Republicans. The resolution has been referred to the Committee on Banks.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Assemblyman Michael Kearns
  • Assemblyman William Scarborough

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
  • Charles Rangel (D-NY)
  • Paul Tonko (D-NY)

NORTH CAROLINA
Legislative Action

  • April 2013 - North Carolina | H.R. 836 was introduced into the General Assembly "supporting efforts to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act". All four primary sponsors (three Republicans and one Democrat) are on the Finance Committee.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Rayne Brown
  • Rep. Vera Insko

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Walter Jones (R-NC)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Walter Jones (R-NC)

NORTH DAKOTA
State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Rep. Steven L. Zaiser

OHIO
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
  • Marcia Fudge (D-OH)
  • Tim Ryan (D-OH)

OKLAHOMA

OREGON
Legislative Action

  • July 2013 - Oregon | The state of Oregon has introduced Senate Joint Memorial 11 urging Congress to reinstate Glass-Steagall.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Sen. Brian Boquist

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
  • Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
  • Kurt Schrader (D-OR)

PENNSYLVANIA
Legislative Action

  • February 2013 - Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania House Resolution HR73 "urging the Congress of the United States to support efforts to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act and supporting H.R. No. 129." The resolution was introduced by Rep. Mark Cohen and now has 30 cosponsors. The resolution has been referred to the Commerce Committee.
  • PA State Senator Mike Folmer (R-48th District), Central PA issued a statement calling for the banning of swaps and bail-ins and for a return to Glass-Steagall.

Townships Endorse Resolution for Glass-Steagall

We, the Board of Supervisors of_______________Township, _____________County, Pennsylvania, join with the many members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives who are cosponsors of PA HR 73, in calling on all Pennsylvania members of the U.S. House of Representatives to act immediately to restore the Glass-Steagall Act, by cosponsoring U.S. HR 129; and we join in calling on our U.S. Senators from Pennsylvania to introduce and pass in the U.S. Senate the identical bill, to restore Glass-Steagall.

  • Sugarcreek Township, Armstrong County, PA
  • Westfield Township, Tioga County, PA
  • Woodbury Township, Blair County, PA
  • East Carroll Township, Cambria County, PA
  • Aleppo Township, Greene County, PA
  • Gilmore Township, Greene County, PA
  • Gray Township, Greene County, PA
  • Morris Township, Greene County, PA
  • Jackson Township, Greene County, PA
  • Jefferson Township, Greene County, PA
  • Covington Township, Clearfield County, PA
  • Fayette Township, Juniata County, PA
  • Center Township, Indiana County, PA
  • East Providence Township, Bedford County , PA
  • Colebrook Township, Clinton County, PA
  • Benton Township, Columbia County, PA
  • Freeport Township, Greene County, PA
  • Mt Pleasant Township,Washington County, PA
  • Adams Township, Cambria County, PA
  • Perry Township, Greene County, PA
  • Irwin Township, Venango County, PA
  • Paint Township, Somerset County, PA
  • Union Township, Luzerne County, PA
  • Perry Township, Armstrong County, PA
  • September 2013 - Wilkes-Barre City Council passed the following resolution "Supporting the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, House Resolution No. 73, Introduced on February 6, 2013. (This Resolution urges the Congress of the the U.S. to support efforts to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act and supports the Federal House Resolution, H.R. No. 129.)"

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Robert Brady (D-PA)
  • Michael Doyle (D-PA)

RHODE ISLAND
Legislative Action

  • February 2014 - Rhode Island | House Resolution 7650 "Respectfully Requesting Congress To Re-enact Provisions Of The Glass-Steagall Banking Act" was introduced by Rep. Gregg Amore into the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
  • January 2014 - Rhode Island | Senate Resolution S 2176 was introduced into the Rhode Island Senate by Senators DiPalma, Ruggerio, Lombardo and Metts.
  • January 2013 – Rhode Island | Senate Resolution S10 respectfully urging Congress to Enact "The Return to Prudent Banking Act"
  • March 2013 - Rhode Island | Rhode Island State Representatives McLaughlin, Bennett, and Hull introduced a resolution into the House, H5840, identical to the resolution already introduced in the Rhode Island Senate.

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Sen. Louis DiPalma

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • David Cicilline (D-RI)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH DAKOTA
Legislative Action

  • October 6, 2013 - Thirty-four South Dakota state legislators, including 8 members of the State Senate, signed a letter to Sen. Tim Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, calling on him to hold hearings on the Glass-Steagall legislation currently pending in the U.S. Senate.
  • July 29, 2013 - A bipartisan group of South Dakota legislators made public a letter sent to Sen. Tim Johnson. The letter calls upon Sen. Johnson "as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, to hold immediate, emergency hearings on the reinstatement of The Glass-Steagall Act. There is strong support for the Glass-Steagall Bills in the Senate and the House. Our people are facing economic and social ruin. The collapse of Detroit, which used to be the U.S. arsenal of democracy, is the handwriting on the wall for economic ruin across our once strong United States." The letter was signed by 13 current and former members of the South Dakota State Legislature.
  • February 2013 - South Dakota | Senate Concurrent Resolution 6 was introduced with 69 cosponsors representing a large majority of the 105 total legislators. On Feb. 28 South Dakota became the first state in the nation to pass a resolution urging the U.S. Congress to reinstate Glass-Steagall through both houses. SCR 6 passed the State Senate on Feb. 26 by a vote of 19 to 16, and passed the House of Representatives on Feb. 28 by 67 to 2.

TENNESSEE
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Steve Cohen (D-TN)

TEXAS
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)
  • Gene Green (D-TX)
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
  • Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

UTAH

VERMONT
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Peter Welch (D-VT)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Peter Welch (D-VT)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

VIRGINIA
Legislative Action

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Sen. Richard Black

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • James Moran (D-VA)

VIRGIN ISLANDS
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Donna Christensen (D-VI)

WASHINGTON
Legislative Action

  • January 2014 - Washington State | Senate Joint Memorial Resolution 8012 resubmitted by Sen. Bob Hasegawa and Maralyn Chase with a total of 17 co-sponsors.
  • March 2013 - Washington | Senate Joint Resolution 8009 was introduced by Senators Bob Hasegawa, Marilyn Chase, David Frockt and Adam Kline, asking that "Congress enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall act." The resolution has been referred to Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance.

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Jim McDermott (D-WA)

Cosponsors of H.R. 3711

  • Suzan Delbene (D-WA)

Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Maria Cantwell (D-WA)

WEST VIRGINIA

  • The Constitution Party of West Virginia issue resolution endorsing the restoration of Glass-Steagall, September 27, 2013.

Legislative Action

  • February 2013 - West Virginia | House Resolution 15 was introduced with 32 cosponsors and "urges Congress to enact H. R. 129, the 'Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2013.'"

State Legislators who Endorse Glass-Steagall

  • Del. Mike Manypenny

WISCONSIN
Cosponsors of S. 1282

  • Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Mark Pocan (D-WI)

WYOMING
Cosponsors of H.R. 129

  • Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)