In five years there could be a new face on the $20 bill -- a woman's.
“Our paper currency is an important part of our everyday lives and reflects our values, traditions and history as Americans,” Shaheen said in a statement. “It’s long overdue for that reflection to include the contributions of women. The incredible grassroots support for this idea shows that there’s strong support for a woman to be the new face of the twenty dollar bill.”
Shaheen's bill builds on the work of a grass-roots campaign called Women On 20s, which advocates putting a woman on the $20 bill by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
The campaign held an online vote to determine the historic finalists. Of 100 candidates, Rosa Parks,
Jackson has been on the bill since 1928, according to NerdWallet.com.
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