State of Nevada - A Proclamation by the Governor

 

WHEREAS, President Ronald Wilson Reagan, a man of humble background, worked throughout his life serving freedom and advancing the public good, having been employed as an entertainer, Union leader, corporate spokesman, Governor of California, and President of the United States; and

WHEREAS, President Reagan served with honor and distinction for two terms as the fortieth President of the United States of America; and

WHEREAS, in 1981 when Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as President, he inherited a disillusioned nation shackled by rampant inflation and high unemployment; and

WHEREAS, President Reagan's commitment to an active social policy agenda for the nation's children helped lower crime and drug use in our neighborhoods; and

WHEREAS, President Reagan's commitment to our Armed Forces contributed to the restoration of pride in America, her values and those cherished by the free world, and prepared America's Armed Forces to meet 21st century challenges; and

WHEREAS, President Reagan's vision of 'peace through strength' led to the end of the Cold War and the ultimate demise of the Soviet Union, guaranteeing basic human rights for millions of people; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada honors the memory and legacy of President Ronald Wilson Reagan on the 106th anniversary of his birth, with deep respect and appreciation for his tireless Leadership, his legacy of service above self, and his abiding faith in the American people, whom he so nobly served;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim February 6, 2017 as a day in honor of

President Ronald Reagan

 

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