JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Eric Greitens will be holding his second State of the State Wednesday night in front of a joint session of the state House and Senate.
First off, the Governor is expected to talk about what he views as successes for the state during the first year of his administration, including the low unemployment numbers and his push for right-to-work legislation last year. Right now the state unemployment rate sits at about 3.4%, which is lower than the national unemployment rate of about 4.9%.
The Governor is also expected to outline what he would like to see accomplished over the next few months of the legislative session, such as tax reform, higher education funding, charter schools and infrastructure.
It's also expected Governor Greitens will discuss his continued push for less business regulations, as well as potentially calling for new laws regarding the foster care system in the state.
One thing the Governor is not expected to discuss tonight is an outline for his proposed state budget.
The State of the State address begins at 7:00 p.m., so be sure to tune in to our late newscasts for a recap, and hear rebuttal from state Democratic leaders.