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East Hartford Girl Scouts Discuss New $10 with Senator Blumenthal

East Hartford Girl Scouts Discuss New $10 with Senator Blumenthal

Which woman should be on the new $10 bill? Middle school and high school-aged Girl Scouts from East Hartford and Ridgefield recently met with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal this week to discuss the topic. In June, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced the redesign of the $10 bill, and that the new $10 note would feature a distinguished woman in history. The Treasury Department launched a campaign to get feedback, which resulted in a flurry of discussion from the public. Recommendations have included: Susan B. Anthony, famous woman suffragist, Harriet Tubman, African-American abolitionist, and Eleanor Roosevelt longest-serving First Lady of the United States and American...

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