Future of the Penny

The committee examined the fiscal sensibility of producing the penny. According to the General Accounting Office, the U.S. Mint has circulated $2.88 billion worth of pennies in the economy, but only an estimated $1.32 billion worth are in use.

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  • John Baldwin Director General Accounting Office->Government Business Operations
  • William Gadsby Director General Accounting Office->Government Business Operations
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Future of the Penny

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Program ID:
73660-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 21, 1996

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  • Jul 17, 1996 | 1:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 17, 1996 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 1996 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 1996 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 1996 | 5:37pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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