Whereas, public bank in many Countries have proved to provide economic benefits to their citizens, and
Whereas, the publicly owned bank is cognizant of NM being the number ONE capital emitter of GHGEs emissions recognizes the necessity of drastic carbon emissions cuts, and
This is the resolution that will be submitted to Bernalillo County Commission in response to the #DeFundDAPL campaign in support of the Standing Rock Souix Tribe, Oceti Oyate Camp and Sacred Stone Camp and the courageous water protectors who endured human rights violations through totalitarian repressive tactics stood up to protect sacred water, bring awareness to Treaty issues and indigenous rights that have been ignored for too long. The world watched and the people are responding to corporate greed and the oncoming storm ahead. It is time we protect our assets,
Our water and air. Divest from fossil fuel and transition to a a local Economy. A people's bank that is a long term divestment from fossil fuel and establishes a fossil fuel free tax structure for the State.
but I thought it important to start a public education on the need for a public bank right from the start.
Also, we need to change the tax structure of the state so it does not rely on the Fossil fuel industry or the military industrial complex Contractors for its support. Its time to send the message. Please PM me for suggestions and advice. thanks - Elaine Cimino