What to expect from Gov. Brown's State of the State
Jerry Brown will take the oath of office as CA Governor for a record 4th time this morning. After his swearing in, he'll give his annual State of the State address.
Jerry Brown will take the oath of office as the governor of California for a record fourth time Monday morning. After his swearing in, he'll give his annual State of the State address to the Legislature.
For a sneak preview of what to expect from Brown, Capitol Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joined Take Two. He said Californians can expect to hear Brown reiterate that the state is not yet out of the drought.
"You'll also hear him talk about climate change. He's been pretty aggressive in his wording on that," said Adler. And, "he may take a victory lap on high-speed rail."
The long-awaited - and somewhat maligned - plan to build a bullet train to run the length of the state will officially break ground Tuesday, January 6th.
At 76 years old, some speculate that this may be the last chapter of Brown's long political career. But Brown has left that question unanswered so far. "It would be surprising," said Adler. "But, then again, Jerry Brown can surprise people."
Stay tuned to Take Two for live coverage of Governor Brown's historic fourth inauguration and his annual State of the State address.