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AFLEP Presents to NM Legislative Interim Committee

On Monday, August 8, 2022 in Gallup NM, AFLEP presented to the Economic Development & Policy Committee (EDPC), an Interim Committee of the New Mexico State Legislature. The EDPC is made up of both Senators and Representatives. AFLEP was represented by Harold...

National Public Banking

Keynote: Eric Hardmeyer, retired CEO of Bank of North Dakota

Keynote: Eric Hardmeyer, retired CEO of Bank of North Dakota

CA Public Banking Alliance’s March 30th Town Hall – Opening Public Banks in California

Eric Hardmeyer, CEO for 21 years, detailed the aspects of the Bank of North Dakota he considers responsible for its endurance and its success. To emphasize its role as a banker’s bank, he cited one of its original commitments: “To assist in the development of financial institutions and public corporations within the state.” As a result, BND has been a force to stabilize regional and community banking, saying that in the Crash of 2008, “we had no bank defaults in North Dakota. Zero!” 

Revolution at the Federal Reserve: Nomi Prins and Thomas Hanna

Revolution at the Federal Reserve: Nomi Prins and Thomas Hanna

The Laura Flanders Show
January 22, 2019

As Jim Yong Kim resigns from the World Bank, we talk about the way central banks steer world development and for whom. Former Goldman Sachs managing director Nomi Prins, author of “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World,” and public ownership researcher Thomas Hanna believe that banking, and development, could be very different.

The Bank of North Dakota — Its History and Operation

The Bank of North Dakota — Its History and Operation

North Dakota has a public bank – a bank that has been owned and operated by the people of North Dakota since 1919. Because of the Bank of North Dakota, the state weathered the crisis of 2008 far better than most. North Dakota has not had a single local bank failure in more than 20 years. This documentary, produced by Prairie Public Broadcasting, presents the bank’s history, its current operation, and how it benefits the state.

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Paul Gibson endorses Public Banking NM

“I had the good fortune to work on this initiative before Bernie kidnapped all my time. This is one of those no-brainer initiatives that only the 1% could oppose. It has the potential to save the state millions of dollars by vastly reducing the cost of its bonds to improve infrastructure funding. in a public bank, our state funds can be used to build our local economy and our local infrastructure.”
 
– Paul Gibson
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