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Congressional Committee Calls for CFTC 'Clarity' on Bitcoin
A Congressional committee has called on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to focus on digital currency regulation.
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US Central Bank Chair: Blockchain Could Have 'Significant' Impact
The Federal Reserve isn't working on any blockchain applications of its own at this time, according to Fed chair Janet Yellen.
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Momentum Grows for Blockchain Action in Washington
Recent developments around blockchain in Washington, DC are setting the stage for even bigger moves in the year ahead.
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Can Blockchain Help America’s Veterans? One Lawmaker Thinks So
A US congressman has proposed that the country’s administration for veterans affairs use blockchain to track medical appointments.
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Blockchain Support Bill Passes Vote in US Congress
The House of Representatives has passed a resolution calling for a national technology policy which includes language for digital currencies.
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US Senators Seek Blockchain Guidance From CFPB, Federal Reserve
Twenty-two US senators sent a leader to senior government officials and the Federal Reserve requesting information about the regulation of blockchain.
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Congressional Resolution Calls on US Government to Support Blockchain
A new Congressional resolution calls on the government to support payment innovations like digital currencies and blockchain.
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Congressional Committee Hears Testimony on Blockchain in Health Care
A representative for a US think tank spoke before a Congressional committee yesterday on blockchain's role in health care.
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Energy and Commerce Committee Talks Bitcoin in Congressional Hearing
A US Congressional subcommittee on commerce and trade held a hearing today on the subject of digital currencies and blockchain technology.
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Arizona Congressman Supports Blockchain 'Revolution' at DC Summit
Bitcoin and blockchain technology were heralded as innovations by members of the US government at a conference this week.
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