Daily Topics - Friday May 4th, 2012

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Last week I had a lengthy conversation with a prospective SC State Senator. When I tried to tell her about the North Decota State Bank, she was enthousiastic and wanted more info. So I used the Contact tab @ NDBank.gov

Within half an hour I got this reply:

Thank you for your interest in Bank of North Dakota. I am happy to provide you with some recent independent research of our model and other website information.

The following are links to the research paper out of Boston and expert testimony out of Vermont.

http://www.bostonfed.org/economic/neppc/researchreports/2011/neppcrr1102.pdf

http://vtdigger.org/2010/01/25/expert-testimony-should-vermont-form-a-state-owned-bank/

Good website info sources:

http://www.stateinnovation.org/

http://publicbankinginstitute.org/state-info.htm

And the direct link to our BND FAQ’s:

http://www.banknd.nd.gov/about_BND/pdfs/faqs.pdf

This is a story run by Prairie Public that is quite comprehensive in telling our story.

http://banknd.nd.gov/about_BND/prairie_public_history_of_BND/index.html

Communications and Marketing Manager

Bank of North Dakota

701.328.5880



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Can Democrats Set Out a New Path?

Democrats must embrace a pro-government platform, not run away from it.

Those were the sentiments of Senator Chuck Schumer today, in a speech given at the National Press Club. Talking about the reasons for Democrats’ losses on Election Day, Schumer said that those losses were proof that the American people and middle-class want a government that will work more effectively for them.

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