Ruth Ann Minner Quote

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.

Ruth Ann Minner

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.

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About Ruth Ann Minner

Ruth Ann Minner (née Coverdale; January 17, 1935 – November 4, 2021) was an American politician and businesswoman from Milford, in Kent County, Delaware. A member of the Democratic Party, she served as the 72nd (and, to date, only female) governor of Delaware from 2001 to 2009. She previously served in the Delaware House of Representatives from 1975 to 1983, in the Delaware Senate from 1983 to 1993, and as 23rd lieutenant governor of Delaware from 1993 to 2001.