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How Common Objections to Public Banks Can Be Resolved

It is risky to have a government run its own bank

Answer:  This argument is incorrect. Public banks like the Bank of North Dakota (BND) are run by experienced and independent banking professionals, not by politicians.  The BND has been

Legalities of Public Banking

Are public banks legal under the Colorado constitution?

Answer:  Very likely YesIn October 2019, Colorado’s Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS) issued a Legal Opinion to State Representative Jonathan Singer in which it concluded that a state public

Public Banking Basics and Key Advantages

What is a Public Bank? 

A Public Bank is a bank owned by a national, state, or local government in which all of its funds, taxes, and revenues are deposited. It is mandated to serve a public mission that reflects

When Crisis Hits: Why Public Banks Respond Faster and Better.

In times of crisis, public banks respond faster and better than private banks, as recent events have shown. Premiering today, this third short video in Public Banking Institute’s public banking series demonstrates how the state-owned Bank of North Dakota has …