Senate Banking Chair Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is sounding increasingly optimistic about banking reform for the cannabis industry. 

Brown reiterated this week that the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act will likely get a committee hearing over the next six months and that agreement is imminent, reported Politico

“We think there is an agreement imminent that there’ll be general agreement on,” Brown told reporters Wednesday. “We know that some members of the committee are going to vote no regardless, but we think there’ll be something good that gets a good majority.”

Meanwhile, Brown spoke with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) about advancing cannabis banking legislation.

"We want to get RECOUP. We want to get SAFE Banking," said Brown who is up for reelection in Ohio. "We already have, …

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