Category: Congress

Congress members concerned SEC stifling innovation with crypto scrutiny

Congress members concerned SEC stifling innovation with crypto scrutiny

“Overburdensome” — Eight members of Congress have expressed concern that Gary Gensler’s scrutiny of crypto firms is unfairly suffocating the industry. 1468 Total views 20 Total shares In a bipartisan letter put forward by Republican Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer, a cohort of Congress members has written to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler, […]

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Crypto industry seeks to educate, influence US lawmakers as it faces increasing regulation

Crypto industry seeks to educate, influence US lawmakers as it faces increasing regulation

Interaction between the cryptocurrency industry and Capitol Hill is becoming ever more intensive as efforts to regulate crypto grow in tandem with its popularity. The surge in crypto industry lobbying last year was given some concrete parameters in February by crypto analytics startup Crypto Head. It released a report showing that the crypto companies that […]

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BTC helps our effort to unseat a 20+ year incumbent: Aarika Rhodes on Bitcoin Day

BTC helps our effort to unseat a 20+ year incumbent: Aarika Rhodes on Bitcoin Day

Rhodes highlighted the difficulty for grassroots candidates like herself to compete against established members of the US Congress. 5737 Total views 60 Total shares Aarika Rhodes, an elementary school teacher-turned congressional candidate, recently featured in the Bitcoin Day Sacramento 2022 event to discuss the impact of Bitcoin (BTC) in local politics.  Speaking to Cointelegraph, Rhodes […]

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Law Decoded: States’ crypto rights and the influx of digital money into analog politics, Feb. 7–14.

Law Decoded: States’ crypto rights and the influx of digital money into analog politics, Feb. 7–14.

As U.S. Congress continues its crypto education at a measured pace, states race to explore the benefits of financial innovation. 485 Total views 7 Total shares Several storylines that had been long in the making dominated last week’s news cycle in the cryptocurrency policy and enforcement department. The Russian government has made another huge step […]

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Jack Dorsey on UBI: Bitcoin encourages transparency, long-term thinking

Jack Dorsey on UBI: Bitcoin encourages transparency, long-term thinking

Dorsey’s Start Small initiative has invested over $55 million across the United States and overseas to experiment on universal basic income. 6061 Total views 103 Total shares Twitter co-founder and Block (previously Square) CEO Jack Dorsey discussed the implications of a Bitcoin (BTC)-powered universal basic income (UBI) strategy with US congressional candidate and a full-time […]

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