Browsing the "Tom Emmer" Tag

US Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill Seeking ‘Safe Harbor’ for Some Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

Rep. Tom Emmer has re-introduced a bill hoping to provide crypto startups which do not store users' tokens exemptions from state-level money…

US Congressman Drafts Bills to Aid Blockchain Development

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to introduce three blockchain-focused bills to Congress in the coming weeks aimed at spurring development.

US Congressman: SEC’s Stance on Ether Is ‘Encouraging’

| Nikhilesh De

Republican Congressman Tom Emmer has praised the SEC for its recent comment indicating that ether is not a security.

Crypto Is a ‘Crock’? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing

| Nikhilesh De and Annaliese Milano

Despite the overall measured tone of Wednesday's House ICO hearing, a couple lawmakers' comments set Twitter aflame.

US Rep: Congress Must ‘Push Back’ Against Blockchain Overregulation

| Annaliese Milano

"Keeping the dogs at bay" is Rep. Tom Emmer's goal. The Congressional Blockchain Caucus member worries overzealous regulation could stifle innovation.

Lawmakers Renew Calls for US to Lead on Crypto Innovation

| Pete Rizzo

Following a U.S. Congressional hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain, three lawmakers are renewing calls for the government to embrace innovation.