Department of Defense

Promote dollar coin use at AAFES, Commisary, NX, Clubs, etc.

See related suggested listed below for more info. US dollar coins are being stored. They are not circulating. Dollar coins are cheaper in the long run than paper one dollar bills. Have the PX, BX, comissary, Marine exchange, clubs in the Morale and Welfare system, etc. Start each day with a specifiec minimum of dollar coins in their "bank", "drawer", "tray" or what ever the enterprise calls the money availalbe ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Stop minting and storing Presidential $1 coins

The U.S. Mint mints almost 2 milion presidential dollar coins every day at a cost of 32 cents each. Because the public prefers paper, the coins are then bagged and stored in Federal vaults. So, put the coins in circulation and pay some US debt. Then, change the law that requires the making of a presidential coin to the making of a paper dollar with a presidential seal added. Stop minting the coins and switch to printing ...more »

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Stop minting Quarter Dollars, Mint Half Dollars instead.

Some of the benefits of doing this are: No more confusion between a quarter and a golden dollar. This means that one area of resistance to use the dollar coin is eliminated. Dollar coins have lower life cycle costs than paper one dollar bills. It takes care of a major issue in trying to eliminate the 5 cent coin. (You could make the 5 cent coin form something other than nickel but it would have to get a new nick ...more »

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Limit prodcution of One dollar bills.

The Presidential Dollar Coin act had the hopes of saving money by a swtich to coins instead of paper. Minting a Coin is cost offection over printing dollar bills. But "bad money drives out good", and so the dollar coins are little used. so here's the suggestion. Each of the 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks is permitted to issue up to 300,000,000 one dollar Federal Reserve Notes each calendar year. AND/OR Each ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Small Federal Pay Raise in Dollar Coins

The United States Treasury will have approximately $2 billion dollars worth of dollar coins in storage. Storing these dollar coins costs money. Storing these coins securely costs the government a lot of money. My plan is to give Federal employees a small optional pay raise. Employees recieving this raise would have to A. take some portion of their salary (<0.5%) in the form of dollar coins and B. agree to spend the ...more »

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Federal Reserve Board

Halt Minting the Presidental Series Dollar Coin

The case to halt minting the Presidential Dollar Coin is well documented in the media. http://www.npr.org/2011/06/28/137394348/-1-billion-that-nobody-wants and http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/07/13/137795995/how-frequent-fliers-exploit-a-government-program-to-get-free-trips First, the minting Presidential Series dollars has cost $300 million since it was mandated by Congress in 2005. Minting money like this is ...more »

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