Posts from 2015

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How Does the Bank of North Dakota Support Small Businesses?

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The State of North Dakota operates the only public bank owned by a state government in the U.S. Its mission is to deliver quality, sound financial services that promote agriculture, commerce and industry in North Dakota.  The Bank of North Dakota (BND) operates a series of lending programs, most as participation lending programs through local banks, […]

Strategies to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing in DC

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The DC Preservation Network released its report Maintaining Economic Diversity and Affordability: A Strategy for Preserving Affordable Rental Housing in the District of Columbia on March 2, 2015. The report recommends a series of strategies to help the District of Columbia maintain and increase affordable housing options for low- and moderate-income residents, which are rapidly disappearing […]

Nomi Prins on Public Banking (video)

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Nomi Prins video

Nomi Prins is a renowned journalist, author and speaker. Her latest book, All the Presidents’ Bankers, is a groundbreaking narrative about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century and how they impacted domestic and foreign policy.  On January 31, 2015 she spoke at the Banking on Colorado Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Banking on the Environment

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A growing movement in Boulder sees public banking as the answer to a greener future By Caitlin Rockett Banking might not seem like the answer to a healthier environment, but there’s a growing movement in Boulder that believes public banking could fund environmental projects from solar development to local organic farms … even a municipalized […]