CA bill advances to the floor of the Assembly

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: MAY 23, 2019 The Public Banking Act AB 857 has been sent to the floor of the California Assembly for a full voteCalifornia’s Assembly Bill 857, now called the Public Banking Act, sponsored by the California Public Banking Alliance has made it through three committees, including …

AB 857 and SB 528 advance in California

Success for AB 857 and SB 528: California’s two public banking bills both advance in the 2019 legislatureOn April 24, California’s two pending public banking bills, Assembly Bill 857 and Senate Bill 528, both passed their second committee hearings in the state legislature. SB 528, which would convert California’s existing Infrastructure and Development …

“The Public Banking Revolution Is Upon Us”

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this good news on the two US states: California and Washington and their progress toward setting up  their own state banks! We honor all the brilliant work, analyses and leadership of lawyer Ellen Brown, and her colleagues at the Public Banking Institute. We are proud that …

LA City Council supports AB 857; new Oregon state bank bill

Public Banking Institute News: Apr 4, 2019 Los Angeles City Council throws its support behind state-level municipal public bank bill AB 857 On Friday March 29, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmembers Paul Krekorian and Paul Koretz introduced a motion to support AB 857, state legislation facilitating the establishment …

Companies Feel the Pressure to Take Stands

THE BIG STORY Companies Feel the Pressure to Take Stands We’re in one of those rare “hinge” moments in history, when the status quo seems inadequate and failing, and what’s next is emerging out of the meltdown of the current order. The pressure on the top ranks of business management …

Knight Foundation-Informed and Engaged Communities

WHAT’S NEW AT KNIGHT Welcome to @knightfdn, your quick look at how Knight Foundation fosters informed and engaged communities. Conversations to strengthen local news, media and democracy: Watch the Knight Media Forum live starting now. Announcing the inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship: Nominate a leading civic innovator (including yourself) by March …

IISD Reporting Service-ENB Update

Daily Reports [See photos]ISA-25 Part 1 Highlights Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Kingston, Jamaica On Wednesday, the Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) continued its deliberations, addressing cooperation with other relevant international organizations and further focusing on components of the draft regulations for exploitation of mineral resources in the …

SEI-The Life Changing Solar Training Journey-Colorado

The Life Changing Solar Training Journey: Paonia Colorado SEI’s training facility in Paonia, Colorado is much more than just a classroom or hands-on training lab facility.  It is a life changing experience.  The technologies and knowledge shared by our instructors is just the beginning of a life long journey you …

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