State of the State address


Larry Hogan stays on his well-worn path in his final Maryland State of the State address | COMMENTARY

Maryland’s 62nd governor took office seven years ago with a more carefully crafted message than the last Republican to hold his job. Robert Ehrlich Jr., a former state delegate-turned-congressman, entered the Maryland State House as governor 19 years ago with high hopes of working with Democrats and seeking consensus. But Larry Hogan showed no such expectation in 2015. From Day 1, he was about ...

The most-used words in Gov. Whitmer’s 2022 State of the State address

“Taxes,” “insulin” and “jobs” were among the most common words from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Whitmer’s 25-minute speech hit on a slew of topics, but some were more prominent than others. MLive analyzed a transcript of the speech to dissect the themes, and 43 words were used five or more times – not counting words like “and,” “the” and “but.”

Kemp to deliver agenda-setting State of the State address

Gov. Brian Kemp will deliver a State of the State address on Thursday to outline his election-year agenda ahead of a challenging battle for a second term. He’s set to lobby for a series of proposals meant to energize conservative voters in his GOP primary battle against former U.S. Sen. David Perdue along with crowd-pleasing salary hikes and tax cuts to prepare for of a possible November rematch against Stacey Abrams.

Gov. Holcomb delivers State of the State Address

Governor Eric Holcomb delivered the State of the State address Tuesday evening to a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly in the House of Representatives chamber. You can watch the full address or scroll down to read the text of his address. Here is the full text of Gov....

Gov. Kay Ivey calls for 4% teacher, state employee pay raises in State of the State address

Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday called for 4% pay raises for state employees and teachers and new investments in mental health services.  Ivey, in her annual State of the State address, also called for legislators to make decisions about spending $1.5 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds as quickly as possible, though she stopped short of saying she would call a special session for that purpose.  ...