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Biden's $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Pushes Miami Mayor To Buy Bitcoin

Francis Suarez, the mayor of Miami, bought bitcoin in response to a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed by the U.S. Senate in March. In a recent interview, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said that he bought bitcoin right after Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed the U.S. Senate in March, claiming that he doesn’t think […]

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Meet The Tennessee Mayor Who’s Ready To Embrace Bitcoin

“We can hold on to the way it’s always been done, or we can drive innovation. We have to be willing to embrace the future.” With a population of some 67,000 people, sitting about 70 miles east of Memphis, there’s nothing particularly cypherpunk about the city of Jackson, Tennessee. But Mayor Scott Conger realizes that […]

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Ex WWE Wrestler Kane, Now Knox County Mayor, Looking Into Bitcoin and Litecoin

As mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, former wrestler Glen Jacob, stage name Kane, is looking into Bitcoin and Litecoin to help his municipality. Since Q4 2020, several high-profile mainstream public companies, including Tesla, have invested in cryptocurrency. But municipalities doing the same are thin on the ground. Does Jacob’s interest signal a change in that? […]

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World’s Biggest Bitcoin Conference Moving From LA to Miami, Mayor Wants to Make the City Bitcoin Hub

Mayor Francis Suarez has been taking huge initiatives to promote Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto innovation in the city. In the latest development, Suarez has been successful in convincing organizers of the Bitcoin 2021 conference to move it from Los Angeles to Miami. The world’s largest in-person Bitcoin (BTC) conference is scheduled to be held between […]

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Miami mayor calls Bitcoin ‘stable investment’ during unstable year

Mayor Francis Suarez is learning about Bitcoin from the Winklevoss twins and Anthony Pompliano. Miami mayor Francis Suarez is the latest high-profile figure to tout Bitcoin (BTC), offering more evidence that mainstream adoption is growing.   In a Thursday tweet, Suarez called Bitcoin a “stable investment” during an “incredibly unstable year,” adding that he’s learning about […]

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Canada: Vancouver Mayor Suggests Ban on Bitcoin ATMs

The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin automated teller machines due to money laundering issues. The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machines (ATMs) due to money laundering issues, the Next Web reported on June 5. The mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart, has reportedly suggested a complete ban […]

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Vancouver Saw the First-Ever Bitcoin ATM. Now Its Mayor Wants to Ban Them

The decision will affect 76 machines within the city limits.

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Cryptocurrency adoption is inevitable in the future, says Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

At a recent FinTech meeting held in Chicago, the city’s Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, took center stage and claimed that the adoption of cryptocurrencies on a larger scale was inevitable. Emanuel, who was President Obama’s Chief of Staff, conceded that he did not present the requisite knowledge required to completely understand the cryptocurrency ecosystem. He explained […]

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Seoul Mayor Announces Five-Year Plan for Promoting Blockchain Industry

The mayor of Seoul has rolled out a project to boost the blockchain industry, including setting up an $88 million public-private fund. The mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon has introduced a five-year plan for developing the blockchain industry in the city, Korean news agency Yonhap News reports Thursday, October 4. The project entitled “Blockchain City […]

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