Public Bank LA Forum at LA City Hall

Public Bank LA organized a private forum with international public banking experts and key policymakers at LA City Hall, including the City of Los Angeles Office of Finance and Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Chairman of the Ad Hoc on Comprehensive Job Creation Plan Committee- the committee in which the public banking motion will be heard prior to moving into full council. From left to right: David Jette - Public Bank LA, Ellen Brown - Public Banking Institute, Trinity Tran - Public Bank LA, Phoenix Goodman - Public Bank LA, Marc Armstrong - Commonomics, Wolfram Morales – Sparkasse. The topics discussed included the success and soundness of North Dakota public banks, creating a California public bank licensing charter, how Germany is financing renewable energy investments through public banks, the PBLA charter, and the financial feasibility of creating a public bank in Los Angeles.