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New crypto oversight legislation arrives as industry shakes

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes and hundreds of billions of dollars made and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose lawmakers and lobbyists have papered Capitol Hill with proposals on how to regulate the industry. The latest bipartisan proposal came Wednesday …

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Congress Is Giving Billions to the Chip Industry. Strings Are Attached.

It’s an embrace of industrial policy not seen in Washington for decades. Gary Hufbauer, a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics who has surveyed U.S. industrial policy, said the bill was the most significant investment in industrial policy that the United States had made in at least 50 years. 8 Signs …

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Congress Sneaks NASA Authorization Bill Into CHIPS, Approves Moon-to-Mars Program

NASA’s Artemis I Moon rocket sits at Launch Pad Complex 39B at Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida.Photo: Eva Marie UZCATEGUI / AFP (Getty Images) Guess who came riding along with the passage of $52 billion in incentives to manufacture semiconductors? Congress came in like a cowboy riding a rocket (think Dr. Strangelove), waving …

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Congress passes NASA authorization bill – SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — Congress has passed the first NASA authorization bill in more than five years, formally extending operations of the International Space Station and backing NASA’s Artemis exploration effort. The House passed on a 243–187 vote July 28 the “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) and Science Act,” a day after the Senate passed …

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Snyder to testify voluntarily before Congress

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder will testify voluntarily via Zoom before Congress Thursday morning, according to a House Oversight committee spokesperson. Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) had wanted Snyder to testify under a subpoena as part of their investigation into the franchise’s workplace culture, but Snyder wanted to do so voluntarily and, therefore, …

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