INTERVIEW: Work Continues to Bring a Public Bank to Sonoma County

 

Board Member of Friends of Public Banking Santa Rosa, Philip Beard, speaks to the various uses of a public bank, not just for cannabis businesses, what the road blocks are to creating a public bank, the one operating public bank in the country that has been operating for the last 100 years, how it could benefit the community financially, and where the City of Santa Rosa stands on creating a bank of this type: