Skip to comments.Sen. Shaheen says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill
Posted on 04/18/2015 9:20:30 AM PDT by shove_it
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen filed legislation this week that would create a citizens panel to recommend an appropriate choice to the treasury secretary. She is hoping to build on the work of Women on 20s, a national campaign pushing for new $20 bills by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote.
"I think there are a lot of opportunities that we sometimes don't think about to point out the significant contributions women have made in U.S. history," Shaheen said. "And this is one of those opportunities."
The current portrait of former President Andrew Jackson has stared out from the face of the $20 since 1928. But paper currency is redesigned every seven to 10 years to thwart counterfeiters, and the latest $20 notes entered circulation in 2003. Changes can be ordered by the treasury secretary or president without an act of Congress, and Shaheen's bill wouldn't compel either to do so. Still, she and campaign supporters hope it will boost public support for redesigning the currency and spur broader conversation about the achievements of American women...
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Aside from those with Lady Liberty, has there ever been a bill or coin with featuring a woman tht hasn’t quickly gone out of circulation?
What got this nonsence started?
BTW, I vote for Charo.
The most important issue of our time.
Why is it important to have a woman on a $20 bill?
Susan B. Anthony is on a $1 coin. A coin which is not used much, but the point is, she is there. We already have women on money.
Why is it important for Hillary Clinton to prove that a woman can be president? Is Hillary Clinton really a role model for young women?? Considering the way she has lived her life?
... featuring a woman that...
Proofread, man. Proofread!
How about Octo-mom? She’s a woman.
Well hell, why not just go with a transgender and be done with it?
Let the girls have all the bills, we’re going electronic so our masters can control what we buy and sell.
The left never sleeps and that is why they are in control. Nothing is too small as long as it forwards the leftist agenda a feminism.
Margaret Thatcher isn’t American, but I’d like to see her on the $20
Next, the black establishment is going to whine and call for a black person to be put on the $10 bill (Of course, it won't be a conservative black like Booker T. Washington or George Washington Carver, but a communist like W.E.B DuBois).
How about Our Lady of Guadeloupe? That would make the Mexicans happy and it would also make me happy.
Apparently they are not too smart ... no it is not time yet (from their perspective). Once Hillary is elected as the first female President then they some will push for such nonsense. You think Hillary wants some other woman on top (no pun intended).
How about this woman, Jeanne? She has a vagina, so she certainly qualifies as a woman, right?
For the love of Pete, is this all the woman can think of with so many more important things like our Trillion $ mess or the porous border with Mexico, the ISIS threats....Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is MIA.
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