Pennies Are Still Useless, And Nickels Cost Eight Cents To Make

Pennies Are Still Useless, And Nickels Cost Eight Cents To Make

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Printing and minting money is one of the privileges that government has. In theory, this is a privilege because the face value of coins is more than they cost to make. The problem is that while we still have one-cent and five-cent coins here in the United States, those coins are worth less than they were decades ago when they were designed. Minting new ones costs taxpayers money.

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Taxis – for innovation and a level playing field

Taxis   for innovation and a level playing field
BRUSSELS – The European road transport Social Partners, IRU and ETF, representing employers and employees in the taxis and hire cars with driver sector, call upon European institutions and relevant national and local competent authorities, to recognise taxis and hire cars with drivers as an integral part of the public transport chain, and to ensure a level playing field for all mobility service providers, including for self-proclaimed ‘ride-sharing for-reward’ transport platforms.

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