WHEREAS, on September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were carried out against the United States of America and our way of life;
WHEREAS, thousands of innocent men, women, and children lost their lives as a result of the attacks in New York City, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C.;
WHEREAS, in response to the attacks, the people of America stood united to aid the victims and bring justice to the perpetrators;
WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States has designated September 11 of each year as "Patriot Day" pursuant to a joint resolution approved on December 18, 2001 (Public Law 107-89) and has directed that September 11 be recognized as "National Day of Service and Remembrance" pursuant to a public law approved on April 21, 2009 (Public Law 111-13); and
WHEREAS, Article 5, Section 1 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "The supreme executive power of this State, shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be Governor of the State of Nevada."