The Bitcoin 2022 conference gave us many exciting announcements, and the Lightning Network continues to be a vital tool in enabling Bitcoin adoption. Strike partners with three of the world's largest payments providers to allow customers to pay with bitcoin at most stores throughout the US. Payment processors BitPay and Cash App announced new Lightning features, and Robinhood finally enabled on-chain and Lightning bitcoin withdrawals. We might see stablecoins issued on the Lightning Network as Lightning Labs unveiled a new protocol allowing for it. Samson Mow announces pro-bitcoin legislation in three new countries.