Author: Idaho County Free Press

WASHINGTON-- Earlier this month, Congressman Russ Fulcher co-sponsored H.R. 2423, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act. Recently, he voted for the bipartisan bill and it passed through the House of Representatives.

The bill commemorates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s right to vote in America. Funding for the coins is paid for in the price of the coins, with any extra proceeds to support the Smithsonian Institution’s American Women’s History Initiative.

“Representing a state with a strong track record of accomplished women, I am proud to co-sponsor and vote for the bipartisan Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act,” commented Fulcher.

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