ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton still has some time to write his State of the State speech.

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The governor's office on Friday announced he will deliver the annual address to the Legislature on the night of April 9th. It comes just after lawmakers return from a spring recess.

It's the fifth State of the State speech for the two-term Democratic governor. This time he's calling to fund statewide preschool and pushing for a tax package to repair bridges and roads.

But Majority House Republicans will have a vastly different roadmap for how to piece together the state's budget. The House GOP is expected to unveil some of its own plans next week.