Advance Notice: Briefs

Whitmer’s State of the State address slated for Jan. 29

By: - January 6, 2020 7:43 pm

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at the Fiscal Year 2020 budget presentation | Casey Hull

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to deliver her second State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Michigan Capitol.

Her office said the speech will “highlight the fundamental challenges our state is facing and outline the governor’s policy priorities for building a stronger Michigan.” The address will be livestreamed here.

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Susan J. Demas

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