Arkansas lawmakers revisit pro-crypto mining law

There was swift regret after the legislation was passed last year.
The Arkansas state Capitol building in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

The Arkansas House gave final approval Wednesday to a pair of resolutions aimed at overhauling a year-old “right-to-mine” cryptocurrency law that has generated backlash from local communities.

The law was backed by Satoshi Action, a Bitcoin advocacy group that last year pushed a similar law in Montana and has promoted pro-mining legislation in multiple Republican-led states this year.

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