Category Archives: Public Banks

Do we want state and community owned banks?

Nevada County Business Credit Needs Survey is online

You are invited to participate in the Nevada County Business Credit Needs Survey Main Street Forum NC and the Nevada County public bank working group see a county public bank as a better way to meet the economic needs of … Continue reading

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Local Economic Liberty for Main Street group calls for Foreclosure Town Halls

Foreclosure has devastated thousands of Nevada County families in recent years and many of those foreclosures were fraudulent. This has affected us all by reducing the value of our property values, dragging down the economy and putting people out of … Continue reading

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Main Street Forum NC Public Bank PowerPoint

Main Street Forum NC, along with Economic Liberty for Main Street (the Nevada County public bank working group), makes presentations and moderates discussions considering public banks and a local, Nevada County owned bank. The PowerPoint file presentation and accompanying handout … Continue reading

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Incest and conflict of interest between banks and Federal Reserve

My posts keep touting the need for self-correcting systems. Well, how can a system be self-correcting if the regulators and the regulated are one and the same, for all practical purposes? Here is an article describing how the wife of … Continue reading

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Supervisor District 2 Candidate Jedediah Biagi supports Nevada County public bank

Jedediah Biagi, write in candidate for Nevada County district 2 (south county including Alta Sierra and Lake of the Pines) supports the establishment of publicly owned community development banks to help small businesses and local economies. As a supervisor, he … Continue reading

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Inaugural Main Street Forum a Success

Main Street Forum conducted its first discussion forum on May 14th. The topic was “How to Ease the State’s Budget Crisis: Own a Bank”, presented by Dr. Pamela Hall, the California State Coordinator of the Public Banking Institute, and Jedediah … Continue reading

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Discussion Scheduled – Public/Community Banks

Main Street Forum NC inaugural discussion group topic will be “How to Ease the State’s Budget Crisis: Own a Bank”. It will be held at Goomba’s restaurant restaurant located at 450 Colfax Avenue, Grass Valley – across from Memorial Park … Continue reading

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Public/Community Banking

Follow blog postings on this subject by subscribing. Public banks like the Bank of North Dakota serve to enhance local economies by focusing development lending locally and earning the local government a better return on its funds than that provided … Continue reading

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