Sunday, February 11, 2007

No Plan to Replace Bill With Dollar Coin (Associated Press)

WASHINGTON - Maybe Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea should not take public rejection personally. It's not easy overcoming people's indifference to dollar coins, even those honoring such historic figures.

An AP-Ipsos poll found that three-fourths of people surveyed oppose replacing the dollar bill, featuring George Washington, with a dollar coin. People are split evenly on the idea of having both a dollar bill and a dollar coin. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.comcast.net/news/index.jsp?cat=GENERAL&fn=/2007/02/11/584391.html

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is kind of dumb, money saved is money saved. If the reason for the introduction of the coin is to save millions of dollars a year in printing cost, then it's simple. Do away with the paper, and let's get the coins in circulation.

Announce a date in which the paper tender will no longer be used and take it out of circulation. Come on people, change is good and sometimes necessary.