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Michigan State of the State 2023

Michigan Executive Office Of The Governor

Wed., Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Michigan’s 49th governor delivers her fifth State of the State address. Governor Whitmer outlines her plans for 2023, the first year in which she'll lead with Democrats in control of the state legislature. Includes a Republican Response following the address.

WKAR TV coverage is anchored by Tim Skubick. WKAR NewsTalk coverage is hosted by Rick Pluta and Colin Jackson.


When provided, WKAR is required to air the opposing party response to a State of the State address and the speeches must be presented within the live broadcast window. This year, the Governor’s speech ran longer than anticipated and broadcast end time did not allow for a planned panel discussion.

If you would like to view the full program as broadcast, plus the panel discussion, you can do so here.

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