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Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) introduced a provision allowing the Treasury Secretary to block certain financial transactions to a bill aimed at spurring competition with China. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
House Bill Could Let Treasury Secretary Block International Crypto Transactions
A provision in the America COMPETES Act would give the Treasury secretary the power to block U.S. firms from interacting with some crypto transactions or exchanges, if it becomes law.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) introduced a provision allowing the Treasury Secretary to block certain financial transactions to a bill aimed at spurring competition with China. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
What the Fed Thinks About CDBCs
Most of the Fed's CBDC report rehashed old ground, but it's a key piece of insight into the central bank's thinking.
U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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The House Looks Into Crypto's Energy Impact
It’s the latest hearing by lawmakers into a previously not-very-deeply discussed aspect of the crypto ecosystem.
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Rostin Behnam, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
House and Senate Agriculture Committees Issue Bipartisan Call for CFTC Guidance on Crypto
In October, the CFTC's Behnam told a Senate committee the regulator’s crackdown on crypto crime was just the “tip of the iceberg” – now that committee wants to know what lies beneath the surface.
Rostin Behnam, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Congressional candidate Shrina Kurani (Shrina Kurani)
Congressional Candidate Kurani Dropping 2,022 Solana NFTs as Part of Campaign
Shrina Kurani, a Democrat running for a House seat in California, is seeking to engage the crypto community on legislative issues.
Congressional candidate Shrina Kurani (Shrina Kurani)

Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Regulators’ Stablecoin Report Met With Bipartisan Pushback
The President’s Working Group suggested Congress enact legislation that would limit stablecoin issuance to insured depository institutions, but this appears to be a nonstarter among the crypto-literate on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

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Crypto CEOs to Testify Before House Financial Services Committee
FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried, Bitfury’s Brian Brooks and Circle’s Jeremy Allaire are among the executives who will speak at the Dec. 8 hearing.
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How to Talk to Your Legislator About the Crypto Safe Harbor
The Peirce/McHenry proposal is a healthy middle ground for regulation.
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