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Oct 13 2021

Miami Mayor Says Plan Advancing To Pay City Employees In Bitcoin

Miami will issue a request for proposal this month to help create the BTC payment mechanism.Miami Mayor Francis Suarez told Bloomberg that paying government employees in bitcoin is a “major priority” for the city.“I want us to differentiate ourselves as a crypto capital of the United States or of the world,” Suarez said in an interview.A similar proposal was first...

Sep 27 2021

Miami Mayor Advocates For Bitcoin Nuclear Mining Hub

Sep 27 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture francis suarez miami

"The fact that we have nuclear power means that it's very inexpensive power," Suarez said.Mayor Francis Suarez continues to advocate for Miami to become a Bitcoin mining hub.His pitch focuses on a local nuclear-power plant owned by Florida Power & Light Co. Many Bitcoiner’s see nuclear and hydro power as integral paths forward for environmentally sound Bitcoin mining. Mayor...

Sep 09 2021

Miami Mayor Suarez Calls For Election Of A Bitcoin President After Joe Biden

During Thursday’s Bitmain’s Digital Mining Conference Miami Mayor Francis Suarez concluded his speech by calling for the election of a Bitcoin President after Joe Biden.During Thursday’s Bitmain’s Digital Mining Conference Miami Mayor Francis Suarez concluded his speech by challenging the audience to “Go out there and elect the next President of the United States to be a pro Bitcoin president.” A strong...

Jun 18 2021

Miami Mayor Wants To Entice Chinese Bitcoin Miners To Set Up Shop In Florida

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said his city could offer cheap, nuclear energy to Chinese miners who face harsh regulation.Miami Mayor Francis Suarez told CNBC that his city’s doors are open to Chinese bitcoin miners who have recently faced a crackdown from officials in their home country.“We...

May 26 2021

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Says Bitcoin Is Crucial For Underserved Communities

The Miami Mayor is on a mission to bring his city forward into a brighter, bitcoin-powered future.Miami Mayor Francis Suarez burst onto the scene during the pandemic, after buying his first modest bitcoin stash “a few months ago.” Since then, he set a personal goal to turn his tropical city into a bitcoin- savvy economy before 2022. That’s why Suarez is delivering the...

May 10 2021

Biden's $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Pushes Miami Mayor To Buy Bitcoin

Francis Suarez, the mayor of Miami, bought bitcoin in response to a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed by the U.S. Senate in March.In a recent interview, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said that he bought bitcoin right after Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed the U.S. Senate in March, claiming that he doesn't think people will want to stay in dollar- denominated...

Mar 24 2021

World’s Biggest Bitcoin Conference Moving From LA to Miami, Mayor Wants to Make the City Bitcoin Hub

Mayor Francis Suarez has been taking huge initiatives to promote Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto innovation in the city. In the latest development, Suarez has been successful in convincing organizers of the Bitcoin 2021...

Feb 17 2021

Dubai’s IBC Group Pledges $4.8 Billion Worth of BTC Backing Miami 2.0 Blockchain Strategy

Miami city's ambition to bring Bitcoin into its financial ecosystem is set to get additional wings to its plans. In the latest development, Dubai's private equity investment firm IBC Group has pledged 100,000 Bitcoins...

Feb 16 2021

Miami Okays Using Bitcoin for Workers’ Salaries

In a first of its kind in the United States, the city of Miami, a metropolis located in southeastern Florida, has passed a resolution that would enable municipal workers to get paid in Bitcoin. Francis Suarez, the mayor of Miami, made this known via an official tweet. He expressed gratitude to the Miami Commission for backing his...

Feb 12 2021

Mayor’s Proposal To Integrate Bitcoin Into Miami’s Operations Receives Approval

Feb 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  francis suarez miami regulation

In a Twitter video posted late last night, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that city commissioners have supported his resolution to explore letting residents pay city fees or property taxes in bitcoin, allowing city employees to receive compensation in bitcoin and giving Miami the opportunity to invest in bitcoin....

Mayor’s Proposal To Integrate Bitcoin Into Miami’s Operations Receives Approval

Feb 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business francis suarez miami

A proposal from Miami’s Mayor Suarez to integrate bitcoin into city operations has received support from city commissioners.According to research by Coinbase, more people in the...

Miami Commissioners Reject Mayor’s Push to OK Crypto Use, Vote to Study It First: Report

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cryptocurrency francis suarez miami news

The city will seek a vendor to help City Hall pay all or part of its employees' salaries in bitcoin. Residents would also have the option of using cryptocurrency to pay for city services.

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