A Public Bank Option – Safer, Local and Half the Cost (PUBLIC FINANCE)

Publisher’s Note: Phil Murphy, a former banker and contender in New Jersey’s race for governor, made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his platform. With his gubernatorial victory on November 7, the nation’s second state-owned bank in a century could… Continue Reading

Why a Vermont Public Bank? 7 Good Reasons. (Plan ‘V’)

A public bank in Vermont will create more than 2,500 new Vermont jobs. A public bank would increase Gross State Product by up to $324 million, generating community development statewide. Public banking would save Vermont around $100 million in annual… Continue Reading

Vermont Public Bank: Citizen’s Commission Meeting (PUBLIC AGENDA)

On Wednesday, April 5th at 6:00, we will be having the 2nd Citizen’s Commission for a State Bank meeting in Room 10 of the State House. The agenda for the meeting is: Introductions 6:00 – 6:15 People in attendance will introduce… Continue Reading

VERMONT PUBLIC BANK: CITIZENS BYPASS LEGISLATURE AND CREATE COMMISSION (Press Release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITIZENS BYPASS LEGISLATURE, CONVENE COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC BANK MARCH 6, 1:30 PM ROOM 10, VERMONT STATE HOUSE CONTACT: Kenneth Martel, kenneth.martel@greenmtn.edu, (802) 552-0535 A few key members of the Vermont legislature have been less than enthusiastic about… Continue Reading

Vermonters For A New Economy – Events! (PUBLIC FINANCE)

Save the Dates! We have been making some real progress building a movement for a New Economy in Vermont, and this means it’s time for you to get to work if you want to be involved. Here are some important… Continue Reading

$$$: A Public Bank For A Vermont Republic (ONCE $ FUTURE)

Press Conference on Legislation to Establish a Commission for a Vermont State Bank (Part 1) + the History of Vermont’s Public Bank (Part 2) On Wednesday, February 8th, at 12:00 pm in the Cedar Creek Room of the State House,… Continue Reading