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Gov. Sisolak explains thinking on when to 'reopen our economy'

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Posted at 6:17 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 12:41:52-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak knows everybody wants to know when he will eliminate his stay-at-home directive during the COVID-19 epidemic, so he took to social media to offer a little bit of his thinking.

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The first-term governor explained that "our State has the unique challenge of enacting the highest safety standards possible" because of the high level of tourism, both domestic and foreign.

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To that end, he said "I view this challenge as a great opportunity & will work w/ my fellow Western regional Governors, leaders from around the country, & local governments across Nevada to ensure our residents & future visitors know there is a strong plan in place when we reopen for business. "

Below is his Twitter thread from Monday evening:

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