Crypto-Friendly US State Governors Increase After Midterm Elections
[ChainDD report] November8 (ChainDD)When November 6th’s midterm elections finished, the cryptocurrency-friendly state governors increased from two to five, according to blockchain advocacy group Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA).
Both of the newly-elected governors of Colorado and California, Jared Polis and Gavin Newsom expressed their support to cryptocurrency and blockchain. Mark Gordon was elected as the governor of Wyoming, an increasingly blockchain-friendly State. Besides, Gina Raimondo and Greg Abbott were respectively re-elected as the governor of Rhode Island and Texas.
ChainDD noted that in February, Polis, a member of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus (CBC),sent a letter written with other two lawmakers to heads of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), to call out U.S. play a leadership role in innovation and regulation of the cryptocurrency space.