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Legislation calls on CFTC to help craft effective crypto rules

What does the looming fight in Congress over a $3.5 trillion spending plan mean for crypto?

The next two weeks could determine whether a new round of Congressional haggling over crypto takes place. On August 24, the House of Representatives passed a framework for the 2022 budget and plans to spend trillions of dollars on President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda. Unlike the notorious infrastructure bill that accompanies it, the budget framework …

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Blockchain voting mulled in Senate memo as COVID-19 disrupts how Congress operates

Blockchain voting mulled in Senate memo as COVID-19 disrupts how Congress operates

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the U.S. Congress’s ability to meet and deliberate – a state of affairs that has forced a rethinking of how America’s national legislature operates in a time of crisis. And according to a Senate memo dated April 30 and obtained by The Block, blockchain-based voting could be part of the solution. …

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