Did you know? On January 30, 2013 at 12 p.m., Governor Martin O'Malley will deliver his annual State of the State Address. He is stated to talk about his policy choices in cutting waste and Maryland public policies will priority.
He claims to have taken a fiscally responsible approach, eliminating the inherited $1.7 billion structural deficit while maintaining a Triple A bond rating. He also claims to have achieved great results during his service years whereas, Maryland has #1 schools in the nation, #1 in holding down the cost of college tuition, and Maryland recovered a higher percentage of jobs after the national recession than any other state in our region.
O' Malley will also talk about important policy making choices ahead for the greater good of the state of Maryland. Nevertheless, the Governor seeks public particpation. Several methods have been set up so that folks can connect before, during and after the State of the State. Check out how below:
- Watch the address streamed live on this specially designed State of the State webpage on January 30, 2013 at 12 p.m.
- Use the hashtag #MDSOTS on Twitter to talk about the address before, during and after.
- Submit a question. A few days after the address, the Governor will be answering questions on YouTube and throughout the first few weeks of February, members of his administration --including Lt. Governor Brown will host online town halls and chats on the issues that matter most to you.
- You can share your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
Aren't you curious to hear the companies listed in the Governor's address that represent growth for Maryland? I am curious to hear information on the FORWARD public initiatives proposed for the coming years. What do you look forward to seeing in state public policies ahead? Leave your comments below.