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  1. Reps. Tlaib and AOC Introduce the Public Banking Act of 2023
  2. Los Angeles Times – After years of ups and downs, Los Angeles moves forward on creation of a public bank
  3. Next City – Public Banking Efforts Are Gaining Momentum And Clarity In California
  4. Truthout – The SVB and Signature Bank Crashes Show Why We Need Public Banking
  5. SEIU CA – Governor Newsom Signs First in the Nation Legislation on Universal Access to Free Banking Services
  6. Los Angeles Times – Free Banking in California? New Bill Tackles Access and Racial Equity
  7. ABC 7 News – Los Angeles Could be 1st Major U.S. City to Get a Public Bank
  8. KCET – Los Angeles Unanimously Supports Statewide Public Banking Option
  9. The Real News Network – California Legalizes Public Banking
  10. RT – How Public Banking is a Revolution
  11. Democracy at Work with Richard Wolff – Public Service v. Private Profit
  12. Los Angeles Times – Why Los Angeles Should Start a Bank
  13. Bloomberg – Los Angeles Weighs Bringing Its Wall Street Cash Home
  14. Huffington Post – What If Banks Were Publicly Owned? In LA, This May Soon Be A Reality
  15. ABC 7 News – Measure B Would Allow Los Angeles to Create a Public Bank

Visit California Public Banking Alliance for additional coverage and news from the public banking movement.

NEWS ARTICLES

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LAist and KPFA Cover CalAccount Briefing

Press coverage from our CalAccount briefing on the release of the HR&A Report “The Case for CalAccount,” highlighting its economic impact. Saving Californians $3.1 billion annually in fees, CalAccount could inject nearly $5 billion yearly into the economy, creating jobs and addressing...
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PUBLIC BANK LA RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCE

Los Angeles is Bleeding Billions in Taxpayer Funds: The Urgent Need for a Public Bank LOS ANGELES, CA, June 26, 2024 – ACCE Action Los Angeles and SEIU 721 urgently calls on the Los Angeles City Council to allocate $460,000 in the upcoming budget for Phase 1 of the Public Bank feasibility study and...
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CALACCOUNT LA TOWN HALL FEATURED IN LA OPINIÓN

CalAccount was featured in La Opinión, the US’s largest Spanish-language paper. Fast food workers and community leaders gathered at the CalAccount Town Hall in Los Angeles. They shared experiences with unfair banking practices and spoke to the critical need for universal banking access in CA. Read...
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CALACCOUNT LOS ANGELES TOWN HALL

At the CalAccount LA Town Hall, labor and community leaders unite to support California’s first free universal banking program, #CalAccount, providing essential financial services to all residents, regardless of income or background. Watch the town hall speeches and public comment on the PBLA...
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PUBLIC BANKING MOVEMENT GAINS MOMENTUM IN CALIFORNIA

PEOPLE’S WORLD, KEN BANKS — The last few years have seen significant momentum towards the goal of making public, people-owned banks a reality in many parts of the country. This is especially true in California.  In 2019 the governor of California signed a bill allowing counties and municipalities...
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LAist and KPFA Cover CalAccount Briefing
Press coverage from our CalAccount briefing on the release of the HR&A Report “The Case for CalAccount,” highlighting its economic impact. Saving Californians $3.1 billion annually in fees, CalAccount could inject nearly $5 billion yearly into the economy, creating jobs and addressing...
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PUBLIC BANK LA RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCE
Los Angeles is Bleeding Billions in Taxpayer Funds: The Urgent Need for a Public Bank LOS ANGELES, CA, June 26, 2024 – ACCE Action Los Angeles and SEIU 721 urgently calls on the Los Angeles City Council to allocate $460,000 in the upcoming budget for Phase 1 of the Public Bank feasibility study and...
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CALACCOUNT LA TOWN HALL FEATURED IN LA OPINIÓN
CalAccount was featured in La Opinión, the US’s largest Spanish-language paper. Fast food workers and community leaders gathered at the CalAccount Town Hall in Los Angeles. They shared experiences with unfair banking practices and spoke to the critical need for universal banking access in CA. Read...
Read More
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CALACCOUNT LOS ANGELES TOWN HALL
At the CalAccount LA Town Hall, labor and community leaders unite to support California’s first free universal banking program, #CalAccount, providing essential financial services to all residents, regardless of income or background. Watch the town hall speeches and public comment on the PBLA...
Read More
PBLA980
PUBLIC BANKING MOVEMENT GAINS MOMENTUM IN CALIFORNIA
PEOPLE’S WORLD, KEN BANKS — The last few years have seen significant momentum towards the goal of making public, people-owned banks a reality in many parts of the country. This is especially true in California.  In 2019 the governor of California signed a bill allowing counties and municipalities...
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