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Los Angeles to Consider Public Bank for Housing and Cannabis

Voters will decide in November on the creation of a cannabis-friendly, publicly owned bank to invest in affordable housing.

July 7, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

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Miami Sues Banks Over Housing Collapse

Miami’s city government hopes to get some financial compensation from banks for the hardship the city endured during the foreclosure crisis.

November 10, 2016 - The Washington Post

What Do Urban Trends Mean for Banks?

A recent article describes the context of urbanization around the country before examining the implications of the trend for the decisions made by bankers—i.e., where and how to invest—especially given the realities of the post-recession economy.

March 25, 2014 - American Banker

The Importance Of Locally Owned Banks

What is the toll that communities, especially poorer ones pay when locally owned banks with local ties are taken over by larger ones? This article describes how the loss of just such a bank has affected Maywood, a working class suburb of Chicago.

June 21, 2010 - The New York Times - Business Day

Banking Regulation, Not Real Estate Reregulation, Saved Texas

Texas' strict banking regulation may be partially responsible for its economic health.

April 5, 2010 - The Big Money

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