Scott Conger, the mayor of the city of Jackson TN says that his city is exploring payroll conversions in crypto in addition to Bitcoin mining to add the cryptocurrency to its balance sheet.
He tweeted on Wednesday;
Local government will lead the way in #Bitcoin adoption, and along with it, usher in a new industrial revolution with sustainable economies that will help close the wealth gap. 🚀🚀🚀
— Mayor Scott Conger (@MayorConger) April 22, 2021
Following his tweet on Tuesday;
🚀We’re exploring payroll conversions for our employees.
— Mayor Scott Conger (@MayorConger) April 21, 2021
While on the city of Miami, Mayor Francis Suarez is also making his city a Bitcoin hub. City Commissioners is supporting the mayor’s decision to allow payments in BTC for salaries, taxes, and fees. The city also supports efforts to make Bitcoin an acceptable currency for potentially investing in the state treasury.