The following Public Bank reports contain information and explanations that can help advocates make presentations, guide discussions, or draft legislation.
Reports below are organized by State, City, and Nation.
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(We will continue to update this list as we receive or create reports.)
Report From the State Treasurer’s Cannabis Banking Working Group - Banking Access Strategies for Cannabis-Related Businesses - Nov 2017
Establishing the Municipal Bank of Los Angeles A Conceptual Framework - Karl Beitel - Oct 2018
#YesOnB Charter Amendment B materials via Public Bank LA - Sept 2018
Report from the Chief Legislative Analyst on Public Bank Framework and Existing Housing and Economic Development Funding Programs - Feb 2018
Report from the City Administrative Officer on City Infrastructure Financing - Feb 2018
Report from the Chief Legislative Analyst on Legislative and Regulatory Reforms Related to Municipal Banking - Dec 2017
Policy Analysis Report for San Francisco Board of Supervisors: Community Supportive Banking Options - Nov 2017
New Jersey State
Exploring a Public Bank for New Jersey: Economic Impact and Implementation Issues - Apr 2018
Public Bank Task Force Final Report - Apr 2018
Public Banking Feasibility Study Final Report - Jan 2016
Public Bank Feasibility Study for the City of Seattle - Oct 2018
Washington State Bank Analysis Feasibility Study - Dec 2010
Public Banking in America: State Banking Legislative Guide - PBI, Center for State Innovation - Spring 2011
The Municipal Bank. Compliance, Liquidity, and Risk - Karl Beitel - Jul 2016
Municipal Banking: An Overview. Financing Socially Just and Sustainable Forms of Urban Development - Karl Beitel - Apr 2016
Public Banks for U.S. Cities - Karl Beitel