Archive for Tag: 19th Amendment

Assembly passes DiMaso resolution commemorating 100 years of women’s voting rights

TRENTON, N.J. – In recognition of the suffragists who fought for and won the right to vote 100 years ago, the Assembly passed a resolution (ACR127) commemorating the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment in America. Sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, the bipartisan resolution recognizes the important...

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March 19 is now Women in Public Office Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the important role women play in their communities and politics, a joint resolution (AJR90/SJR65), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day” was signed into law last week.  “As we come upon the 100th anniversary of...

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Rooney resolution marks 100 years of women’s voting rights

TRENTON, N.J. – The 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote in America was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced a resolution this week commemorating the 100th anniversary and authorizing the secretary of state to implement programs to encourage women to exercise their right....

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