Legislation Aimed At Killing Dollar Coin Program
by: David Kestenbaum, NPR, July 26, 2011 3:07:00 am
A bill has been introduced in Congress to kill the troubled dollar coin program. Unwanted dollar coins are piling up in Federal Reserve vaults around the country, costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. The program was designed to whet the public's appetite for dollar coins. But it's been a flop.