One of the crackpot-right sites I occasionally stumble upon claims that “36 cities in 20 states have taken aggressive measures to abandon the US dollar”. The article claims that these cities are seeking payment of utility bills and other debts owed the city in something other than dollars.
Now this is one of those online-infomercial-disguised-as-news sites, presumably selling some ripoff divestment scheme to the paranoid. But usually they’re based on some innocuous kernel of news that they blatantly misrepresent. What exactly has been distorted into “cities abandoning the US dollar”? I tried searching online but could only find echoes of the same “news” article: