Miami to Explore Paying City Employees in Bitcoin

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The city of Miami will explore paying municipal employees in Bitcoin. 

On Thursday, city commissioners voted to study the idea on a request from Mayor Francis Suarez, who’s been trying to turn Miami into a Silicon Valley-like tech hub 

According(Opens in a new window) to Suarez, Miami’s city manager will study and then select a technology vendor to enable municipal employees to receive a percentage of their salary in Bitcoin if they so choose. The same vendor will also work to enable local Miami residents to pay city fees and even taxes in the virtual currency. 

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