Public Banks

SUMMARY Oregon can put its public funds to use in a way that creates jobs and tilts the economic playing field back toward Main Street businesses, family farms, and our community banks. A Virtual State Bank (VSB), based on the principles of the successful Bank of North Dakota, will raise revenue...
03/29/2011
Publication
Summary: Maryland can put state deposits to use in ways that tilt the economic playing field back toward Main Street businesses, our community banks, and long-term job growth. A Maryland Partnership Bank (like the successful Bank of North Dakota) will generate new revenue for Maryland, save local...
03/03/2011
Publication
The U.S. Treasury, at taxpayer expense, is pumping out an initial $124 billion in bailout money to 24 of America's biggest banks, in hope of getting them to start lending again. But many of these banks are so traumatized that they're reluctant to lend.
10/30/2008
News/Resource
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