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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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We Are All Pharma-Bro Suckers

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli became one of the most notorious people in America for hiking the price of a rarely used life-saving drug by 4,000 percent in September of 2015.

And nearly a year later, dozens of reports are now coming out about how Mylan Pharmaceuticals hiked the price of the very common life-saving EpiPen by over 450% since Mylan bought EpiPen in 2007.

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