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Lobbyists Press for US Dollar Coin, Despite Public Resistance

With America's national debt continuing to climb, Congress is constantly debating ways to save money. The Dollar Coin Alliance, a lobbying group, says billions could be saved if dollar coins were used instead of paper bills. But many people won't use them.  The U.S. government tried to push dollar coins again in recent years, but then suspended almost all production in 2011.   Jim Kolbe, co-chairman of the Dollar Coin Alliance, thinks switching to the coin is worth...

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