The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hosted a hearing Tuesday on the "energy efficiency of blockchain and similar technologies."
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is "falling behind" in understanding blockchain technology, chairman Christopher Giancarlo said.
A U.S. congressman called for banning all U.S. residents from buying or mining cryptocurrencies during a hearing Wednesday.
LabCFTC director Daniel Gorfine advocated for thoughtful regulation of the cryptocurrency space in Congressional testimony Wednesday.
Congress is set to hold not one but two separate hearings related to cryptocurrencies on Wednesday.
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee will host a crypto hearing focused on its use as a form of money next week.
DarkTower director Scott Dueweke said cryptocurrencies are "tailor made" for foreign powers hoping to influence American elections.
Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, Maersk and UPS described how blockchain can be used in supply chain in a hearing Tuesday.
Tuesday's blockchain hearing will specifically look at the technology's applications in supply chain management.
Lawmakers in the U.S. Congress are set to hold a hearing on blockchain tech next week.