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August 7, 2020 63 min
Tenino WA Prints It's Own Money Made of Wood - The town of Tenino, Washington, made international headlines by printing its own currency — real money made of wood — during the Great Depression. When COVID-19 struck causing more economic harm to his town, Mayor Wayne Fournier and the City Council decided to take their economic future in hand and do it again. International Media and the world are taking notice of small-town Tenino once again. They have printed money in an innovative way using antique technology that is, in some ways, more secure than high-tech digital currencies. Meet the Mayor of Tenino - Mayor Fournier talked with Jeff about their rebel with a cause currency printing, short and long-term economic effects, the potential legal issues, and the future of economic development in Tenino. Welcome to the JeffEffect.
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