Former Rep. Tim Penny (D-MN) wrote an op-ed featured in Roll Call this week entitled “Realistic Budget Rules Would Save Taxpayers Billions” that outlines how simple budget shifts, like switching to the dollar coin, could save the United States billions. To view the full piece, click here.
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.) penned a letter to the editor entitled, “Dollar Coin: Money That Can’t Be Hacked” in response to a piece by Frank Peiffer that appeared in The Intelligencer on October 21. Rep. Kolbe’s piece outlines the necessity for hard currency and dollar coins. To view the full piece, click here.