The state of Illinois seems to be embracing the blockchain technology. After announcing they were starting a blockchain initiative in an attempt to “engage the community and find new uses for the tech within the government”.

This project should serve as a good example of how government and blockchain can co-exist.

“[…] Jennifer O’Rourke, the state’s first blockchain business liaison and deputy director of the Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology within the Illinois Department of Commerce, told StateScoop her position is “fun” but also has established “a direct touchpoint” with the community. […]”

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