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Like Pennsylvania, the state of North Dakota is experiencing a boom in energy production. But unemployment in Pennsylvania remains at almost seven percent, in many communities far higher, foreclosures roll on and municipalities have made sometimes savage cuts in basic services like education.
North Dakota has two percent unemployment, rising incomes, a regular budget surplus and low taxes. No banks have failed and students and businesses can get affordable, low cost loans.
What does North Dakota have that Pennsylvania does not? A public bank.
Learn why cities, counties and states from Vermont to California and from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh are working to establish their own public banks, and what you can do to insure a prosperous Pennsylvania - now and for the future.
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