West Virginia

The Accidental Crypto Lobbyist

Our reporter contacts state lawmakers for clarification and ends up inadvertently reshaping a bill.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 April 2021

West Virginia Ditches Blockchain Voting App Provider Voatz

West Virginia will not continue with its use of blockchain-based mobile voting software Voatz amid security concerns from experts.

Policy & regulation  ·  2 March 2020
Blockchain Voting

West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Pilot Was Possibly Targeted by a Student Hacker

The West Virginia Secretary of State disclosed the attempted hack occurred during the 2018 election cycle.

Markets  ·  8 October 2019

US Regional Banks Begin to Cite Crypto as Business Risk

It's not just America's biggest banks that are worried about cryptocurrency adoption, public filings show.

Business  ·  1 March 2018

Virginia Lawmakers Seek Study on Government Blockchain Use

A new Virginia bill would form a subcommittee to research the impact of implementing blockchain technology within the state's government.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 January 2018

West Virginia Lawmakers Complete Bitcoin Money Laundering Bill

Lawmakers in the US state of West Virginia have completed work on a bill that would make it a felony to use bitcoin for laundering money.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 April 2017

West Virginia Lawmakers Want to Make Bitcoin Money Laundering a Felony

Legislators in West Virgina want to make it a felony to launder money with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 February 2017