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Governor delivers State of the State address at State Capitol; watch full speech

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered the annual State of the State address on Thursday.

The governor gave the speech from the House of Representatives Chambers at the Colorado State Capitol.

Some of the key topics the governor touched on were transportation issues, health care and reforming construction defect laws.

The address came one day after the state legislative session began. It’s expected to be a busy year for lawmakers despite both houses being split between Republicans and Democrats.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said it needs funding to fix roads and build new ones. Lawmakers are promising a renewed effort to pass reform.