In addition to Miami, another US city wants to become a Bitcoin hub. Jackson, TN City Mayor says his city is looking into converting pay slips to crypto in addition to mining bitcoin in order to add the cryptocurrency to its balance sheet.
Jackson TN wants to become a Bitcoin Hub
Mayor Scott Conger of Jackson, Tennessee, shared his plans to turn his city into a bitcoin hub on Twitter. “Jackson TN is in a prime position to lead the adoption of cryptocurrencies,” he said this week.
“Local government will lead the way in introducing Bitcoin, ushering in a new industrial revolution with sustainable economies that will help fill the prosperity gap,” the mayor tweeted on Wednesday. “Using the dollar cost averaging to appreciate assets like cryptocurrency is one way to fill the wealth gap and empower people financially.”
Mayor Conger tweeted on Tuesday with BTC, LTC and ETH hashtags:
We are investigating the conversion of pay slips for our employees. Even more exciting, we are seriously investigating Bitcoin mining to improve our bottom line.
The mayor also changed his profile picture on Twitter to include laser eyes. The meme with the underlying meaning that anyone who turns the eyes is focused on Bitcoin price rising to $ 100,000. Politicians, celebrities and investors have participated in their profile pictures and laser-eyed them, including US Senator Cynthia Lummis, who advocates Bitcoin.
Meanwhile, a similar effort is underway in Miami, Florida, where Mayor Francis Suarez is pushing for his city to be turned into a bitcoin hub. City commissioners have voted to support the mayor’s decision to allow payments in BTC for salaries, taxes and fees. The city also supports efforts to make Bitcoin an acceptable currency for potential treasury investments.
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