State of the State Addresses: List of Text Transcripts

Read transcripts and view word clouds for each governor's 2013 State of the State address.
by | January 18, 2013

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Most governors start the year with a State of the State address before state legislatures to outline their priorities to constituents.

Governing has compiled a list of text transctipts for each 2013 State of the State addresses, along with accompanying word clouds illustrating each speech. Common themes so far include jobs, education and gun control.

Our list will be updated as more governors address their states over the next few months. Be sure to check back in late February for an analysis of all speeches.

State Governor Date Link
Alabama Robert Bentley 2/5 Read speech
Alaska Sean Parnell 1/16 Read speech
Arizona Jan Brewer 1/14 Read speech
Arkansas Mike Beebe 1/15 Read speech
California Jerry Brown 1/24 Read speech
Colorado John Hickenlooper 1/10 Read speech
Connecticut Dan Malloy 1/9 Read speech
Delaware Jack Markell 1/17 Read speech
Florida Rick Scott 3/5 Read speech
Georgia Nathan Deal 1/17 Read speech
Hawaii Neil Abercrombie 1/22 Read speech
Idaho Butch Otter 1/7 Read speech
Illinois Pat Quinn 2/6 Read speech
Indiana Mike Pence 1/21 Read speech
Iowa Terry Branstad 1/15 Read speech
Kansas Sam Brownback 1/15 Read speech
Kentucky Steve Beshear 2/6 Read speech
Louisiana Bobby Jindal 4/8  
Maine Paul LePage 2/5 Read speech
Maryland Martin O’Malley 1/30 Read Speech
Massachusetts Deval Patrick 1/16 Read speech
Michigan Rick Snyder 1/16 Read speech
Minnesota Mark Dayton 2/6 Read speech 
Mississippi Phil Bryant 1/22 Read speech
Missouri Jay Nixon 1/28 Read speech
Montana Steve Bullock 1/30 Read Speech
Nebraska Dave Heineman 1/15 Read speech
Nevada Brian Sandoval 1/16 Read speech
New Hampshire Maggie Hassan 2/14 Read speech
New Jersey Chris Christie 1/8 Read speech
New Mexico Susana Martinez 1/15 Read speech
New York Andrew Cuomo 1/9 Read speech
North Carolina Pat McCrory 2/18 Read speech
North Dakota Jack Dalrymple 1/8 Read speech
Ohio John Kasich 2/19 Read speech
Oklahoma Mary Fallin 2/4 Read speech
Oregon John Kitzhaber 1/14 Read speech
Pennsylvania Tom Corbett 2/5 Read speech
Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee 1/16 Read speech
South Carolina Nikki Haley 1/16 Read speech
South Dakota Dennis Daugaard 1/8 Read speech
Tennessee Bill Haslam 1/28 Read speech
Texas Rick Perry 1/29 Read speech 
Utah Gary Herbert 1/29 Read speech
Vermont Peter Shumlin 1/10 Read speech
Virginia Bob McDonnell 1/9 Read speech
Washington Jay Inslee 1/16 Read speech
West Virginia Earl Ray Tomblin 2/13 Read speech
Wisconsin Scott Walker 1/15 Read speech
Wyoming Matt Mead 1/9 Read speech

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