Jerry Brown has delivered more State of the State speeches than any other California governor. On Thursday, Brown will appear before the Legislature for the 16th — and final — time to offer his thoughts on current affairs and the path forward for the Golden State.
Because he was first elected before statewide term limits were imposed, Brown is the only Californian to ever be able to serve four terms as governor. Here are some notable moments from these January speeches, which span more than four decades of California politics and government.
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