New Yorks fresh governor picks ex-Obama staffer to mind NYDFS
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New Yorks fresh governor picks ex-Obama staffer to mind NYDFS

The new governor of New York, Kathy Hochul, has nominated former Obama official Adrienne Harris to head up the Department of Financial Services (DFS) in the state, following the recent resignation of her predecessor at the NYDFS, Superintendent Linda Lacewell. Hochul, who assumed office following the departure of Andrew Cuomo, called on Harris to take…

New York’s Misguided Legislation To Stop Bitcoin Mining Won’t Stop The Industry
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New York’s Misguided Legislation To Stop Bitcoin Mining Won’t Stop The Industry

A bill currently in committee at the New York State Senate is calling for a ban on bitcoin mining for three years while an environmental assessment is conducted to measure greenhouse gas emissions and effects on wildlife of all mining operations in the state.New York Senate Bill S-6486, introduced by democratic State Senator Kevin Parker…