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Kenny Guinn Quotes

"I was taught by my father, who could not read, that reading is the basis of all education. I learned this painful lesson as I watched him suffer through those simple tasks that all of us who can read take for granted. His inability to read affected every aspect of his life, and mine."

"Make no mistake about it: Next to parents and families, our teachers are the most important influence in our children's lives."

"I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention."

"The terrorist attacks of September 11th did far more than destroy the World Trade Center, damage the Pentagon, and leave a scar in the heartland of Pennsylvania.The terrorists struck at the heart of business and industry, and no industry was hit harder than the tourism industry, the lifeblood of Nevada."

"The state of our state is fragile, but I know our spirit and love for Nevada is not."

"As I said in my state of the state address, we can no longer rely on gaming and sales taxes to pay our way. Indian gaming next door in California is eroding our major industry in Nevada."

"Education isn't part of my agenda, it is my agenda."

"I am proud to report that the state of our state is strong - very strong."

"There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home."

"We must rely less on spreadsheets and funding formulas and more on common sense."

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