Gov. Hickenlooper’s 2017 State Of The State Address, Annotated

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper delivers his annual State of the State address to lawmakers and guests, inside the state legislature, in Denver, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered his annual State of the State address, Jan. 12, 2017. The governor’s remarks focused on transportation, economic development, health care, infrastructure and the marijuana grey market.

Colorado Public Radio reporters, producers and editors gathered to review and provide footnotes for the governor’s speech. Portions of the speech are highlighted and followed by an annotation with analysis and/or context from CPR reporters and editors.

Here is the text of the speech as prepared by the Office of the Governor of Colorado and annotated by the CPR Newsroom: