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Gov. Snyder’s Last State of the State

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Image credit: Sandra Svoboda/WDET

What will the term-limited Snyder say in his last State of the State address?

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If history is any guide, in his final State of the State speech next week Gov. Snyder will thank a lot of officials and military members, tout businesses, mention education, and talk a little infrastructure.  Here’s an archive of transcripts of his speeches if you want to do some more research.

You can tune in to WDET at 101.9 FM or online at 7 p.m. Tuesday to actually hear the speech, the Democratic response and analysis.

And if you have suggestions for what he SHOULD be saying, you can make them here.

Meanwhile, if you’re making your bingo cards to use while you listen, here’s a look back at how many times he’s used certain terms and addressed certain subjects, based on an analysis of those transcripts.

Click on the colored bar on each graph to see a year-by-year count of the terms.





Sandra Svoboda, Special Assignments Manager

Recovering Bankruptcy Reporter/Blogger looking forward to chronicling regional revitalization on-air, digitally and through community engagement.

ssvoboda@wdet.org Follow @WDETSandra

Melissa Mason, Research Associate

UM-Dearborn Political Science student. Thought interning at WDET would be interesting. Does data for “Detroit By The Numbers” and assists with “Detroit Today.”

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