11-R083

2011 -- H 5196

Enacted 02/03/11

 

 

H O U S E R E S O L U T I O N

PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 6TH TO BE "RONALD REAGAN DAY" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND

     

     

     Introduced By: Representatives Ehrhardt, Savage, Costa, Morgan, and Reilly

     Date Introduced: January 27, 2011

 

 

     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, Ronald Reagan served with honor and distinction for two terms as the 40th

President of the United States of America, with his second term distinguished by the support of

three-fifths of the electorate and by victories in 49 of the 50 states in the general election, a record

unsurpassed in the history of American presidential elections; and

     WHEREAS, During Mr. Reaganís presidency, he worked in a bipartisan manner to enact

his bold agenda of restoring accountability and common sense to government, which led to an

unprecedented economic expansion and opportunity for millions of Americans; and

     WHEREAS, Mr. Reaganís commitment to an active social policy agenda for the nationís

children helped lower crime and drug use in our neighborhoods; and

     WHEREAS, President Reaganís commitment to our armed forces contributed to the

restoration of pride in America, her values, and those cherished by the free world, and prepared

Americaís Armed Forces to meet 21st Century challenges; and

     WHEREAS, President Reaganís vision of ďpeace through strengthĒ 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, February 6, 2011, will be the 100th Anniversary of Ronald Reaganís birth,

and the seventh year since his passing; now, therefore be it

     RESOLVED, That this House of Representatives of the State of Rhode Island and

Providence Plantations hereby proclaims February 6th, 2011, to be "Ronald Reagan Day" in the

State of Rhode Island and urges all the citizens of Rhode Island to take cognizance of this event

and participate in the observance.

     

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