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Blockchain Proposals Move to US House in Consumer Tech Bill
The Consumer Safety Technology Act will now be debated in the House of Representatives.
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US House Passes Two Blockchain Amendments in Annual Defense Budget Bill
The U.S. House passed two provisions introduced by Rep. Darren Soto of Florida.
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“The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made it clear that we need to maintain American leadership in technology,” said Rep. Brett Guthrie. (Credit: Office of Rep. Guthrie)
US Lawmaker Proposes Legislative Groundwork for National Blockchain Strategy
A new bill in Congress asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to consider a national blockchain strategy.
“The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made it clear that we need to maintain American leadership in technology,” said Rep. Brett Guthrie. (Credit: Office of Rep. Guthrie)

BACK AGAIN: The idea of a digital dollar was in several bills introduced to both the U.S. House and the Senate, but did not appear to make much progress before the two bodies adjourned. (Rashida Tlaib image credit: Phil Pasquini / Shutterstock)
'Digital Dollar' Reintroduced by US Lawmakers in Latest Stimulus Bill
The idea of a digital dollar was again floated by U.S. lawmakers as a means of issuing stimulus payments to residents.
BACK AGAIN: The idea of a digital dollar was in several bills introduced to both the U.S. House and the Senate, but did not appear to make much progress before the two bodies adjourned. (Rashida Tlaib image credit: Phil Pasquini / Shutterstock)

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The Overton Window Opens for a Digital Dollar
As the federal government looks for ways to distribute coronavirus aid, support for a digital dollar is gaining steam in Washington D.C.
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US House Committee to Hold Hearing on Blockchain Benefits for Small Businesses
The Committee on Small Business will discuss how blockchain technology can help startups in March.
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US Lawmakers Question Terrorist Use of Facebook Cryptocurrency
U.S. lawmakers questioned FinCEN director Kenneth Blanco about potential terrorist use of Facebook's libra cryptocurrency.
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US Lawmakers Urge Trump Advisor Larry Kudlow to Promote Blockchain
U.S. lawmakers have asked Trump advisor Larry Kudlow to include blockchain on a list of tech initiatives to support.
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US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.
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US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are asking SEC chair Jay Clayton to provide clarity on when token sales are classified as securities.
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