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A debate exists within the United States government, and American society at large, over ..... Multiply that last figure by the number of Americans & you find that getting rid of the penny would free up economic resources valued at about $1 billion ...


Citizens for Retiring the Penny, a non-partisan, grassroots organization, calls for the elimination of the penny to save money and time.


Oct 10, 2016 ... Credit Jim Watson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. A reader asks: Why doesn't the United States get rid of the penny, as Canadians ...


Are you in favor of eliminating the penny? Or should the U.S. keep it's smallest coin? Here are four reasons for and four reasons against getting rid of it.


Apr 20, 2016 ... Even the U.S. Treasury Secretary Wants to Scrap the Penny ... and over the years many have called for the U.S. to similarly get rid of the penny.


Feb 22, 2017 ... The U.S. penny costs more to manufacture than it is worth. Should the U.S. get rid of it or not? Get the arguments for and against keeping the ...


Dec 30, 2015 ... The penny has outlived its usefulness and should be eliminated, former U.S. Mint director Philip Diehl said. ... Is it time to get rid of the penny?


Apr 2, 2017 ... Another effort is underway to eliminate the penny and replace the dollar .... Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news ...


Nov 26, 2015 ... Is it finally time to get rid of the penny? The question was put to the top currency official in the country this week after comedian John Oliver took ...


Feb 13, 2016 ... Oftentimes, we throw them in a penny jar at the counter, valuing not ... here are some of the considerations in whether to keep or get rid of it.