The 37 governors’ speeches so far offer a preview of the priorities for each state executive. And they reflect more optimism than in years past, thanks to rebounding economies and greater demand for spending.

Of course, in Illinois it’s another story.  And Gov. Quinn won’t unveil the state budget until after the March 18 primary elections, drawing criticism from both parties.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/02/09/what-37-governors-are-planning-for-their-states/