Chris Christie, Mitch Daniels, Sam Brownback, Haley Barbour
January saw the start of a new legislative cycle, with a series of new governors installed in office. C-SPAN is covering several State of the State addresses, in which the Governor's laid forth their agenda and policy initiatives.
Governor Mitch Daniels (R) gave the annual State of the State Address from the Indiana General Assembly in Indianapolis. Governor Daniels began his first four-year term as Indiana’s 49th Governor in 2005. He was elected to his second term in November, 2008.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour (R) gave his eighth and final State of the State Address to a joint session of the Mississippi legislature in Jackson. He announced item number one on his agenda is to add 100 troopers to Mississippi roads. The governor’s speech also focused on job creation and the improvement of education in his state. Gov. Barbour also said it's time Mississippi adds a Civil Rights Museum to downtown Jackson.