Marc Armstrong of Commonomics, who will be speaking at our forum on February 9, has started a petition for a California public bank which could handle cannabis cash. Sign and pass on to your friends and social media networks!
State Representative Brian Cina and State Senator Anthony Pollina have introduced a public banking bill in Vermont’s state legislature that is being submitted to the legislature to create a commission to establish a statewide public bank in Vermont. The bill would establish a commission “charged with designing a results-based public banking model.”
Oakland and the East Bay are rich with organizations and groups who would support a public bank. We have a starting list of supporters, but we want lots more! If you know an organization (or more than one) that you think would sign a letter of support, encourage its members to come to the Forum, … Read moreHelp Us Grow Our Network!
Susan Harman discusses the benefits of #Oakland having its own public bank at the housing forum #oakmtg #oakland pic.twitter.com/kRrfxXgt7J — TDL (@tdlove5) January 5, 2017 Susan discusses the advantages of The Public Bank of Oakland! Thanks to TDL on Twitter for doing such a great job reporting on and recording Oakland meetings!
Christmas Eve brought us a new op-ed supporting the effort to create a Public Bank of Santa Fe. Brass Tacks Team learned from Santa Fe’s 2011-15 Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports and debt service documents that Santa Fe spent $7 million in bond issuance costs and fiscal agent fees, and will pay $25 million in interest … Read moreOp-Ed Lays Out Details for Santa Fe Public Bank