Washington, D.C. – TechNet, the national network of innovation economy CEOs and senior executives, today applauded the bipartisan passage of the Respect for Marriage Act in the U.S. Senate. The following statement can be attributed to TechNet President and CEO Linda More:

“TechNet has long supported policies that promote full equality under the law. Today’s historic vote brings marriage equality one step closer to becoming the law of the land. The bill will bring certainty to individuals and help businesses recruit and retain diverse talent across the country, enabling them to innovate and grow.

“We applaud today’s Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act and urge the House to quickly pass this bill so the President can sign it into law.”