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The success of AB 857 reverberated up and down the Golden State as cities used the news to vie for position as first in the state to establish their own public bank. Many media outlets covered the advance:

Next City: California’s More Than Dreamin’ about Public Banks

SF Weekly: Bill Needed for S.F. Public Bank Clears State Legislature

North Bay Business Journal: California local governments may soon have power to create ‘public banks,’ as Legislature passes bill

CBS Sacramento: Bill Would Let California Create Public Banks