Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2011’

Press Release: Dollar Coin Alliance Responds to Kerry/Brown “Currency Efficiency Act”

Bill Protects Massachusetts Business Interest at Taxpayer Expense Washington, D.C. (September 27, 2011) The Dollar Coin Alliance, a coalition of small businesses, budget watchdogs, transit agencies and labor groups, today announced their strong opposition to the “Currency Efficiency Act,” a bill sponsored by Senators Scott Brown and John Kerry to significantly modify the  federal $1 coin program. The bill comes …

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WGN Chicago: Jim Kolbe, Honorary Chairman of the Dollar Coin Alliance

The Honorary Chairman of the Dollar Coin Alliance, Jim Kolbe was on Mike McConnell’s morning show on WGN Chicago discussing how the dollar coin will save the government billions. Listen to the interview here.

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Press Release: COINS Act Calls for $1 Coin Transition to Reduce Government Waste

Rep. David Schweikert Calls for Elimination of $1 Bill to Save Taxpayers Billions Washington, DC (September 20, 2011) House Financial Services Committee member Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ) today introduced a bill to modernize the nation’s currency by eliminating the wasteful, inefficient $1 note. The Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings (COINS) Act calls for a transition to the more economical …

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