Washington is a U.S. state in the north of the country. In terms of using Bitcoin in Washington state, authorities have claimed that they were not going to ban it and, in addition to that, there is a draft law considering using Bitcoin as a payment method for cannabis, as Washington is the first state that has legalized the use of it. In Washington state, Bitcoin mining is illegal if too much energy is consumed during the process, as it can be dangerous for fire safety. Washington is frequently confused with the capital of the U.S. — Washington, or officially Washington, D.C. Bitcoin ATMs, possibility of making purchases in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin conferences have made Washington D.C. one of the friendliest cities toward Bitcoin in the world.
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DC Attorney General sues Michael Saylor and MicroStrategy for tax evasion
Crypto donations platform Engiven’s page for the archdiocese includes the option to send funds anonymously using many tokens, from Ether to ZRX.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, DC will accept crypto donations
The SEC’s “crypto mom” Hester Peirce has said the regulatory “movement” around stablecoins needs to allow for “trial and error” and room for failure.
SEC’s Hester Peirce says new stablecoin regs need to allow room for failure
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Bipartisan bill to give CFTC authority over exchanges and stablecoins
State-level organizers in the U.S. are working hard to advance the blockchain and crypto markets and their emerging players.
In the US, public-private state associations form networks of support for crypto businesses
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Washington state passes bill aiming to expand local blockchain adoption
Sustainable Bitcoin mining gets a boost from the joint venture between mostly hydro-powered BTC miners Merkle Standard and infrastructure provider Bitmain.
Bitmain signs 500MW joint venture with sustainable BTC miner Merkle Standard