READ: Full transcripts of Gov. Henry McMaster's 2018 State of the State address

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Gov. Henry McMaster addressed the South Carolina General Assembly and guests in his first State of the State address on Jan. 24, 2018.

Below are the transcripts of McMaster's address, as given, from the governor's office.

Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen of the General Assembly, Constitutional Officers, and my fellow South Carolinians: