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

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — 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.