Gov. Janet Mills acknowledges applause after taking the oath of office, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Credit: Robert F. Bukaty | AP

Gov. Janet Mills addresses a joint session of the Legislature to lay out details of her proposed two-year budget plan. The $8 billion proposal would increase funding significantly for public education and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Republicans have questioned whether it is sustainable. Progressives say it does not go far enough to meet the critical needs of vulnerable Mainers.

Watch the speech here.