Second Bank of the United States, The River Newsroom
The Second Bank of the United States operated as a public bank from 1816 to 1836. Its headquarters is now the Portrait Gallery of Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia.Source: Wikimedia Commons

The Promise of Public Banks

The only one in the US is in North Dakota, but a growing movement believes the model can create a more stable economy and fund projects like the Green New Deal.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Isaias Adds Insult to Injury

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 5.

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What To Watch For In November’s Elections

Will Hudson Valley Democrats be able to hang on to the ground they gained in 2018? We look at what's happening in New York's 19th Congressional district and some interesting races in the state legislature.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Legislators Blast New York State Officials On Nursing Home Policy

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, August 1 through Monday, August 3.