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Lafayette, Louisiana’s Mayor-President Reveals Plans to Create a Municipal Digital Currency and Accompanying ICO

Joel Robideaux, Mayor-President of Lafayette, Louisiana, announced yesterday that the city-parish government is considering creating its own digital currency and holding an accompanying initial coin offering (ICO). Doing so would position Lafayette to follow the lead of Berkeley, California, which earlier this year revealed plans to create a municipal bond-backed …

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Bitmain Gets Go-Ahead for US Bitcoin Mining Operation

China’s crypto mining giant, Bitmain, is one step closer to establishing mining facilities in Washington state. The Port of Walla Walla – Walla Walla county’s economic development agency – unanimously approved a land lease and purchase option that would allow Bitmain to build its new crypto mining facility. The company’s …

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