WASHINGTON, D.C., August 29, 2014 – Today the Chamber of Digital Commerce hosted the first ever Bitcoin Education Day on Capitol Hill. Over 32 Bitcoin professionals from 12 states flew to Washington, DC and briefed over 70 Congressional legislative aides, then introduced themselves to the remaining 365 offices. Bitcoin factsheets were delivered to the office of every member of the US House of Representatives.
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) was the Member sponsor of the event and flew in from Texas to personally welcome the Bitcoin Education Day participants on Capitol Hill. According to Rep. Stockman “Perianne Boring and the Chamber of Digital Commerce have staged a breakthrough event, taking Washington’s grasp of Bitcoin up to a much higher level.”