SPONSOR:   

Sen. Bonini & Rep. Outten

 

Sens. Bunting, Connor, Lawson, Venables; Reps. Hocker, Hudson

 

DELAWARE STATE SENATE

146th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2

 

 

DESIGNATING FEBRUARY 6, 2011 AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY" IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

 


 


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; the second of which saw him victorious in 49 of the 50 states in the general election – a record unsurpassed in the history of American presidential elections; and

WHEREAS, during Mr. Reagan’s 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. 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, February 6, 2011 will be the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, and the seventh since his passing;

NOW THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 146th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House concurring therein, that February 6, 2011 is hereby designated as “Ronald Reagan Day” in Delaware, and we urge all citizens of Delaware to recognize this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a suitably prepared copy of this resolution be given to Nancy Reagan who was President Reagan’s spouse for over half a century.


SYNOPSIS

Designating February 6, 2011 as “Ronald Reagan Day” in Delaware.

AUTHOR:  Sen. Bonini