Sunday, July 24, 2011

Presidential Dollar Coin Series to Come to an Early End?

Lawmakers appeared optimistic when they enacted the 2005 Presidential Dollar Coin Act to honor all 44 U.S. chief executives on a $1 piece by 2016. But after a scathing news report on NPR this summer documented how few American consumers or collectors have warmed to the coins, a senator is proposing to halt production.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., on Wednesday, introduced a bill (S.1385) to repeal the law and save taxpayers money just as the U.S. Mint is rolling out the edition of the coins honoring . . .

Full story at: Government Executive.com

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