A Big Welcome To Our New Coalition Members!

‘It's only mid-July, and NEC is already having a big summer. We're thrilled to announce that, since just the beginning of May, 9 new organizations have joined the New Economy Coalition. Here's a quick round-up of who they are, what they do, and why we're so...

Public Banks: Bank of North Dakota

North Dakota is the only state that has established a publicly owned bank: the Bank of North Dakota. This article looks at the benefits that a public bank has brought to the state. Thanks in large part to BND, community banks are much more numerous and robust in North...
Gig City Sandy: Home of the $60 Gig

Gig City Sandy: Home of the $60 Gig

Located at the foot of Mount Hood in Oregon, Sandy's municipally-owned full fiber network offers gig Internet service for under $60 to every resident in the city. City managers, frustrated that they couldn't even get a DSL line in to city hall started off by building...