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A Maine State Bank
The Free Press
April 25, 2011

Maine Lawmaker Proposes Creating State Bank

April 22, 2011

State Bank Proposal Targets Jobs Creation, Retention
April 22, 2011

Why Hawaii Needs a State Bank

Honolulu Civil Beat
April 13, 2011

The State Banks Movement

Backbone Campaign webinar
March 24, 2011

Reluctant Role Model

US Banker
April 2011

Wisconsin: Broke Unless You Count the $67 Billion...

The Web of Debt
March 7, 2011

Restoring Economic Sovereignity: The Push for State-Owned Banks
- Huffington Post
Feb. 15, 2011

Why Creating a 'Virtual' State Bank is a Better Idea
- Oregon Live
Feb. 9, 2011

Banking for the People
The Nation
Feb. 7, 2011

Lawmakers Consider Proposal for State Bank
- The News Tribune
Feb. 3, 2011

Washington State Joins Movement For Public Banking - Business Insider
Jan. 31, 2011
Law Makers Consider Proposal for State Bank North Dakota Model: State Treasurer Opposes Idea - The Olympian
Jan. 26, 2011

State Banks, or, If You Can't Regulate TBTF Banks, Why Not Compete Instead? - Naked Capitalism
Jan. 25, 2011
A Washington State-Run Bank? Some See Potential Profits for Coffers -
Puget Sound Business Journal
Jan. 21, 2011

Grovum, Jake. The Bank of North Dakota: Banking's 'public option' April 14, 2010 at

Harkinson, Josh.
How the Nation’s Only State-Owned Bank Became the Envy of Wall Street. Mother Jones. Mar 27, 2009.

Gomstyn, Alice. State-Owned Banks: The Future of Banking?  ABC News. Mar 19, 2010.

Brown, Ellen.
The Growing Movement for Publicly Owned Banks.  Yes! Magazine. Mar 17, 2010.

Nichols, John. Banking for the People. The Nation. Mar 11, 2010.

Brown, Ellen.
Growing Number of Candidates Campaign for State-Owned Banks. Huffington Post. Feb 22, 2010.

Brown, Ellen. Whose Bank? Public Investment, Not Private Debt Feb 19, 2010. at

Kumar, Phani. Indian State-Run Bank Shares May Outpace Private Peers. MarketWatch. Jan. 18, 2010.

Ewing, Jack. 
Landesbank Losses May Bring Change to German Banking.  The New York Times, January 11, 2010.

Chandrasekhar, C.P. The Importance of Public Banking.  Frontline: India's National Magazine Vol. 25, Iss. 25: Dec. 06-19, 2008.

Olson, Parmy. Germany’s Landesbank Losers. Forbes. Aug 0, 2007.