Ruth Briggs King

A woman’s place? For Ruth Briggs King, it’s the legislature

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

It’s not uncommon for state Rep. Ruth Briggs King to be the only woman in a room full of men.  The Georgetown lawmaker is the only female legislator in Delaware’s General Assembly who belongs to the Republican Party. She doesn’t let that get in the way of representing her constituents.  In fact, she sees it as an opportunity. “There have …

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Delaware to celebrate Women’s History Month with historical events

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will host two special events in March to commemorate the historical contributions of women in Delaware.  The events come on the heels of a jam-packed lineup of events held in February to celebrate Black History Month. Two of those events have yet to be hosted. All programs are free and open to …