"An Act to Establish a Massachusetts Public Bank"
Sustainable finance to build community prosperity
We’re excited to announce that legislation to create a public bank has been filed in the Massachusetts legislature!
“An Act to Establish a Massachusetts Public Bank” is sponsored in the House by Rep. Mike Connolly and Rep. Nika Elugardo. The current House bill number is HD.3247. The bill’s Senate sponsor is Sen. Jamie Eldridge and the current Senate bill number is SD.1712.
A Massachusetts public bank will enable a quicker, more equitable recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19, and be a long-term benefit to our communities.
But to pass this bill, we need to build momentum across the state. How can you help?
Contact your state representative and state senator and ask them to co-sponsor HD3247/SD1712, “An Act to Establish a Massachusetts Public Bank.” Contact information for the House and Senate is available on the Massachusetts legislature home page. If you don’t know who your state legislators are, you can search via your home address on this page on the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website.
You can also help by connecting us with your mayor, city council member, or select boards, as well as local business groups and other civic organizations. We are eagar to set up online meetings local officials and community advocates. Contact us here!