Originally Posted by Institute for Local Self-Reliance on 7/2/2015 North Dakota is the only state that has established a publicly owned bank.   Founded in 1919, the Bank of North Dakota’s mission is to “promote agriculture, commerce, and industry” and “be helpful to and assist in the development of… financial institutions… […]

Public Banks: Bank of North Dakota

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREEN MOUNTAIN NOISE, 2VR’S E-ZINE PUBLICATION IN MAY 2014 A PUBLIC BANK FOR THE REPUBLIC OF VERMONT By Jim Hogue, The Vermont Independent (This article was first published in Green Mountain Noise, 2VR’s E-zine publication in May 2014) INTRODUCTION In 1694, British Financiers formed the Bank of […]

Battle Over Banking: Vermont Had a Public Bank?