California Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to give his final State of the State address Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Capital Public Radio News will provide special coverage of the speech, including analysis from Republican and Democratic strategists.
- Ben Adler: CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief
- Cassandra Pye: Republican Strategist; Founder and CEO, 314 Communications
- Gil Duran: Democratic Strategist; Principal, FrameLab
- Chuck McFadden: Former AP Reporter and Jerry Brown Biographer
- Assemblyman Brian Dahle: Republican, Represents California’s First Assembly District
- Senator Toni Atkins: Democrat, Represents California’s 39th Senate District
California’s longest-serving governor, a three-time Democratic presidential candidate, and a one-of-a-kind American politician gave his final State of the State address on Thursday.
Read the full text of Gov. Jerry Brown's 2018 State of the State Address, annotated by Capital Public Radio reporters.
Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his final State of the State address where he touched on issues like climate change and the controversial high-speed rail and twin-tunnels projects. He is entering his sixteenth and last year in office.
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