The Miami-Dade County Cryptocurrency Task Force Thanks Wyoming's Crypto Leaders

Kavya  |  Oct 27, 2021

The adoption of Resolution R-455-21 by the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners calls for the formation of a Cryptocurrency Task Force to investigate the feasibility of Miami-Dade County accepting cryptocurrency and other digital monetary forms as an acceptable method of payment for county taxes, fees, and services, as well as to make recommendations for other cryptocurrency-related policy initiatives that would benefit Miami-Dade County. 

The Cryptocurrency Task Force of Miami-Dade County Thank Wyoming’s Crypto Leaders

To carry out the mission, Elijah John Bowdre, Chairman of the Miami-Dade Cryptocurrency Task Force, accepted an invitation from Marian Orr, the CEO of American CryptoFed DAO, and the first DAO established under Wyoming DAO law, to visit Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming between October 20-22.

"Words can't express how grateful I am for the educational discussions we've had, and the insights of leaders including:

  • State Senators Chris Rothfuss, & Tara Nethercott
  • State Representative Ocean Andrew
  • Deputy Secretary of State Karen Wheeler
  • State Banking Commissioner, Albert Forkner, Wyoming Division of Banking
  • Brenda Henson, Director of Wyoming's Department of Revenue & Terri Lucero, Administrator of the Excise Tax Division
  • Steven Lupien, Director of the University of Wyoming Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation
  • Ashley Harpstreith, Executive Director of the Wyoming Taxpayers Association
  • Matt Kaufman, Partner at Hathaway and Kunz, LLP.
  • Elijah John Bowdre, Chairman of the Miami-Dade County Cryptocurrency Task Force, intends to invite a delegation of Wyoming cryptocurrency and blockchain leaders to meet with his fellow task force members in Miami.

    "I'm exploring the feasibility of collaboration between Wyoming and Florida, and this is likely to extend to all of Florida".

    About Miami-Dade County Task Force

    "I'm so happy that Chairman Bowdre could meet with our State's legislators and regulators, and see how and why Wyoming laws, regulations, and creative spirits have led Wyoming to become the top blockchain and cryptocurrency jurisdiction in the world," commented Marian Orr, CEO of American CryptoFed DAO.

    Miami-Dade County is investigating the viability of taking cryptocurrencies and other digital monetary forms as payment for County taxes, fees, and services. 

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