Rhode Island Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Would Close Federal Loophole

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Feb. 19, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Rhode Island House would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.

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Wyoming Bill Would Exempt Cryptocurrency from Property Taxes; Encourage Use and Help Undermine Federal Reserve Monopoly on Money

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Feb. 16, 2018) – A bill filed in the Wyoming Senate would exempt cryptocurrency from property taxes. The proposed law would expand the of use digital currency and help undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

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