Lauren Larson, Producer, Federal News Radio

The federal government has a way to make money for less money. As part of our special report “Rainmakers and Money Savers,” a look at the people who return millions — or save millions — for the federal government, Federal News Radio’s Lauren Larson finds the cost of making money is cheaper now. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said it’s thanks to an engineer from the US Mint and a group of federal scientists with a new method of minting coins.