Posted on: 05-24-2011
Candy bars only cost a buck or two… but did you know a Snickers bar weighs 28 percent more than 5 dollar coins?
The Dollar Coin Alliance is a coalition of American small businesses, mass transit agencies, budget watchdogs, trade associations and private companies.
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With dollar bill paper prices at an all-time high and the federal debt ballooning, the Dollar Coin Alliance is calling on Congress to act to save billions in taxpayer money by transitioning from the dollar note to the $1 coin.
Former Reps. Tim Penny (D-MN) and Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) – The Hill: “Dollar coin: Change that would mean billions in budget savings”
Former Rep. Tim Penny (D-MN) – Roll Call: “Realistic Budget Rules Would Save Taxpayers Billions”
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.) – The Intelligencer: “Dollar Coin: Money That Can’t Be Hacked”
#DYK: The US has 1 of the smallest denominations of paper currency among the major economies of the world. Another reason to #DollarCoinNow- Tuesday Mar 24 - 1:18pm
Congress: We have found your #PotOfGold for the budget. The switch to the #DollarCoin results in $13.8 BILLION in savings #StPatricksDay- Tuesday Mar 17 - 1:27pm
The #DollarCoin is lighter to carry than four quarters & easy to use - see how at: http://t.co/fQyQnbYfz5 #Project100K- Friday Mar 13 - 6:18pm
#DYK that March 12th is @GirlScouts' birthday? Buy a box of your favorite Girl Scout cookies with a couple #DollarCoins to celebrate!- Thursday Mar 12 - 8:11pm
Candy bars only cost a buck or two… but did you know a @SNICKERS bar weighs 28% more than 5 #DollarCoins? http://t.co/c7hCuYFHWn- Wednesday Mar 11 - 6:41pm