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Miami Mayor Says Plan Advancing to Pay City Employees in Bitcoin

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Miami Mayor Says City Will Be Next Crypto Hub
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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said it’s “a major priority” for the city to be able to pay government employees in Bitcoin. “I want us to differentiate ourselves as a crypto capital of the United States or of the world,” Suarez said Tuesday in an interview with Bloomberg Technology’s Emily Chang.

Miami will issue a request for proposal this month to help create that payment mechanism, and to let city residents pay fees -- and potentially even taxes  -- in Bitcoin.