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Press Release: Monday Briefing: Currency Modernization Will Save Government Billions

MONDAY BRIEFING: CURRENCY MODERNIZATION WILL SAVE GOVERNMENT BILLIONS New Economic Analysis by Former Chief Economist for Senate Banking Committee Finds Budget Savings Are Nearly 3X Higher Than Recent GAO Estimates WASHINGTON – The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste and the Dollar Coin Alliance will host a briefing for members of Congress, staff and all interested parties on the budgetary …

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Press Release: Bipartisan COINS Act Offers Billions in Budget Savings

BIPARTISAN COINS ACT OFFERS BILLIONS IN BUDGET SAVINGS Modernizing U.S. Dollar Saves Taxpayers Billions Without Raising Taxes or Cutting Programs   For Immediate Release June 6, 2013 Contact: Bryan DeAngelis 202-674-9215  WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan coalition of Senators introduced legislation today estimated to save taxpayers at least $4.5 billion.  The legislation calls for eliminating the dollar bill and replacing …

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POLLS: Americans Favor the Dollar Coin

A recent Rasmussen survey found that 61% of Americans favor replacing a dollar bill with a dollar coin when they learned the transition could save the government an estimated $4.4 billion over the next 30 years. Download our PDF to learn more.

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Press Release: CAGW Urges Congress to Ditch Dollar Bill for Dollar Coin

CITIZENS AGAINST GOVERNMENT WASTE URGES CONGRESS TO DITCH DOLLAR BILL FOR DOLLAR COIN Testimony Highlights How Dollar Coin Will Save Taxpayers Billions WASHINGTON, DC – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz told members of Congress today that the government could save millions each year by transitioning to the $1 coin. By modernizing U.S. currency from a note to …

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U.S. News & World Report: 2013 Could Be the Year of the Dollar Coin

2013 Could Be the Year of the Dollar Coin Congress is expected to reintroduce legislation for the dollar coin amid the debt fight By ELIZABETH FLOCK January 25, 2012 After some two decades of debate, 2013 might be the year the United States finally moves to the dollar coin. While Americans have never seemed wholly comfortable switching from paper to coin …

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Huffington Post: The Billion Dollar Coin Makes Sense

The Billion Dollar Coin Makes Sense By Congressman Tim Penny (D-MN), Co-Chair of the Dollar Coin Alliance A petition on the White House’s “We the People” website calling for the minting of a trillion dollar platinum coin has garnered over 10,000 signatures to date. It is amazing that such a fanciful idea could generate so much interest. But it’s time …

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