Whitmer to deliver first State of the State address Feb. 5

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) (1/9/2019) - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver her first State of the State address on Feb. 5.

The Democrat's speech is scheduled for 7 p.m. during a joint session of the Republican-led Legislature at the Michigan Capitol building. Her office announced the time and date on Wednesday.

The State of the State address is a chance for the new governor to unveil her policy agenda to lawmakers and a television audience.

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