Congress ended the calendar year with a proverbial bang. Aside from actually passing a budget, they passed a comprehensive transportation bill that not only has the possibility of raising our infrastructure grade from a D– to a D (hey… it’s an improvement), but in a few short words will have a big impact on the U.S. Mint.
H.R. 22: Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act
Read the details of this law at https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr22
If you want to read my analysis of the impact to the U.S. Mint from this law, see the following four-part series: