Most Are Willing To Phase Out One-Dollar Bill to Save Money
Congress is considering getting rid of the dollar bill and replacing it with a coin as a budget-cutting move. Americans don’t like the idea - until they hear how much money it will save.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 21% of American Adults favor a proposal to phase out the dollar bill completely and replace it with a dollar coin. Fifty-nine percent (59%) oppose such a proposal, while 20% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 5-6, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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