North Dakota


Originally posted by Jonathan Tasini on Los Angeles Times April 26, 2017 Republicans are dead set on rolling back regulations passed to restrain Wall Street and big banks from repeating the kind of shenanigans that fueled the 2008 financial collapse. Rather than fight a losing battle at the federal level, […]

How a California Public Bank could fix the freeways, send ...



ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON THE HILL BY DOUGLAS SINGLETERRY AND ZENON CHRISTODOULOU, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 01/26/17 07:00 PM EST Since the 2008 financial crisis, the idea of creating a public bank has been proposed in dozens of states across the country. Cities including Santa Fe, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Seattle are […]

Public banks help communities thrive. Why aren’t there more?




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