Did Lee’s State of the State speech set a modern record at 57 minutes?

Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s first State of the State address clocked in at 57 minutes last night, leading to speculation about whether it set a record for length. Our deep-dive into the newspaper archives doesn’t provide a conclusive answer, but most examples we found have been much shorter. Frank Clement, who was governor for 10 … Continue reading Did Lee’s State of the State speech set a modern record at 57 minutes?