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David Schweikert

Change we can believe in: Scrap the dollar bill

Change we can believe in: Scrap the dollar bill

Americans embrace innovation. It is in our DNA. We are always on the lookout for new ways to do something faster, cheaper, better. From the horse and buggy to the automobile; from the rotary telephone to the iPhone, we're always willing to embrace innovation if it will make our lives more efficient and productive. Unfortunately, the federal government's bureaucratic inertia has stood in the way of one such innovation that would save the country billions of dollars while making things easier for millions of small business owners like myself.

Eliminating the $1 bill and replacing it with a $1 coin would save taxpayers anywhere from $150 million to more than half a billion dollars...

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