Browsing the "U.S. House of Representatives" Tag

Republican Leader McCarthy Proposes Blockchain Transparency in Government

| Yogita Khatri

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has called for an exploration to see if blockchain can make the U.S. government more efficient and transparent.

US Lawmakers Seek Sanctions Against Iran’s Cryptocurrency Efforts

| Zack Seward

A bill introduced this week in Congress takes a hard line on Iran's efforts to develop its own sovereign cryptocurrency.

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

| Yogita Khatri

Two U.S. Congressmen have introduced bipartisan bills to prevent crypto price manipulation and boost acceptance of the tech.

US Lawmakers Push for ‘Blockchain’ Definition in New Congressional Bill

| Nikhilesh De

A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives this week proposes creating a "consensus-based definition of blockchain."

US Lawmakers ‘Strongly Urge’ IRS to Update Crypto Tax Guidance

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. lawmakers are calling on the Internal Revenue Service to provide clear guidance on how cryptocurrency-related taxes will be calculated.

Congress Is Now Holding Two Crypto Hearings This Wednesday

| Christine Kim

Congress is set to hold not one but two separate hearings related to cryptocurrencies on Wednesday.

Lawmakers to Discuss If Crypto Is ‘The Future of Money’ Next Week

| Christine Kim

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee will host a crypto hearing focused on its use as a form of money next week.

Congressional Bill Calls for Study of Crypto Use in Sex Trafficking

| Christine Kim

The House of Financial Services Committee is introducing a bill that would launch an investigation into how cryptocurrencies enable sex trafficking.

US Congressman: ‘Race to Regulate’ Won’t Solve Crypto Fraud

| Annaliese Milano

While fraud and 'bad actors' are a concern in the crypto industry, US Rep. Patrick McHenry says Congress should not rush to regulate.

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.