This blog will address a few of the most basic questions asked about public banking. It will also provide a brief overview of the basics of Public Banking and a few of its key advantages. Public Banking is a powerful tool that, at its core, is about keeping community money working for the benefit and the values of the community within the community.
Colorado Public Banking Coalition and Rocky Mountain Public Banking Institute joined Public Banking Institute panelists in a Town Hall for Colorado Leaders to examine how public banks can restart the Main Street economy post COVID-19. Click here to view the video of the town hall presentation.
Colorado Public Banking Coalition and Rocky Mountain Public Banking Institute join Public Banking Institute panelists in a Town Hall for Colorado Leaders to examine how public banks can restart the Main Street economy post COVID-19.
The state of Colorado and nation are reeling badly, with no real solutions in sight. The state budget faces a $3 billion shortfall. The state’s emergency funds, limited by TABOR, aren’t nearly enough to keep the state running. That is our harsh reality.
Article by Earl Staelin, Juan Marcano, and Dragan Mejic posted in the Colorado Independent
Insolvent Wall Street banks have been quietly bailed out again. Banks made risk-free by the government should be public utilities. An article by Ellen Brown, author of Public Bank Solution and Web of Debt.
In October 2019, Colorado’s Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS), through Thomas Morris, Managing Senior Attorney, concluded in a Legal Opinion addressed to State Representative Jonathan Singer that a State Public Bank, assuming it is organized as a TABOR enterprise, and would apply for a charter under Colorado’s banking laws, would probably be legal under Colorado’s Constitution.
Author Ellen Brown, local governmental officials and community leaders host community discussion to support authorization of public banking in Colorado to help restart local economies and build local resilience