I don't have much time, so in a nutshell, here goes. I think that the slide presentation actually worked very well in getting enabling the Governor to get his points across. I found it very interesting that he touted the state's pension funding and status, which shows that he is not going to concede this issue in the election. Given some independent findings which have been less than favorable as to the state of our pension funding, I'm not sure how this is going to play out.
His relationship with the Republicans was almost mutually mocking, not sure how good that looks for either side. I think that he would be better served showing more gravitas, but that's a style issue, and I think he is very comfortable with how he is handling himself, so who am I to judge?
I hear that some commercials (60 second spots?) are going up tomorrow touting the budget, etc. I would assume that means that a formal re-election announcement is right around the corner.